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producing no result or effect

unproductive of success

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'The filing of the complaint may be a futile exercise.
Kilkenny boss Brian Cody said this would be a "futile match" following the loss to Wexford last Sunday though he and his Cork counterpart John Meyler would have warmed to it more when presuming, reasonably, that Conor Delaney and Seamus Harnedy could use up their one-game bans ahead of the Championship in this fixture.
Abu Rudeineh stressed that the message from the latest Arab Summit in Saudi Arabia, the United Nations resolutions and the fact that the State of Palestine was elected as president of the Group of 77 and China "is the response to all futile attempts to bypass the Palestinian people, its leadership and the decisions of the international community as a whole."
Summary: Hyderabad (Telangana) [India], Dec 4 (ANI): While asserting that the anti-Modi front of the Opposition will be proved futile following the state Assembly elections, Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister and Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Shivraj Singh Chouhan said on Tuesday that Prime Minister is a God's gift to India and that millions of people have full faith in him.
Moscow, SANA _ Plans of terrorists in Syria to undermine cooperation in the Astana format and derail agreement on Idleb are futile and doomed to failure, Russian Foreign Ministry Spokeswoman Maria Zakharova said at a briefing on Friday.
He decried the absentee representation of the incumbent, Senator Adeola Yayi, who he accused of pursuing a futile ambition to be governor of Ogun State while denying the constituents in Lagos who elected him, credible representation.
The Duterte administration is focusing on massive infrastructure build up in Mindanao after a study conducted by the World Bank showed that further economic growth would be futile unless the region is also developed.
1984 and Philosophy: Is Resistance Futile? joins others in the 'Popular Culture and Philosophy' series that make ongoing connections between different philosophical viewpoints and modern cultural dilemmas and current events.
Based on the results of this analysis, the DRC determined that the trial was futile, meaning that it was not likely to meet its primary end-point upon completion and recommended that trial enrollment be discontinued.
Collaboratively compiled and co-edited by Ezio Di Nucci (Associate Professor of Medical Ethics at the University of Copenhagen in Denmark) and Stefan Storrie (an independent scholar, has held the position of Assistant Professor at Trinity College Dublin in Ireland), "1984 and Philosophy: Is Resistance Futile?" brings together brand new, up-to-the-minute thinking by diverse contemporary philosophers about Nineteen Eighty-Four as it relates to today's culture, politics, and everyday life.
Warning that the months-long crisis is having a negative effect on the region's security and economy, Sheikh Tamim termed the blockade as "futile".
The comes as the band releases their 13th studio album, Resistance is Futile.
The dates will follow the release of the group's 13th studio album, Resistance Is Futile - dubbed a return to "the classic Manics' sound" - which will be on the shelves on April 6.
Syria's mainstream rebel groups says the escalating Russian-backed bombing of besieged Aleppo had rendered any peace process futile unless there was an immediate halt to fighting and aid deliveries under United Nations auspices.
So, the visits or the follow-up deliberations and the outcome of such futile exercises are useless and futile for the people of Kashmir.'