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Idle

Describing a project or asset that is not being used and therefore is not generating revenue. An idle asset usually has a maintenance cost associated with it. Companies therefore attempt not to have idle assets unless demand drops below a certain level.
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In the new law's introduction, JOH--as Hernandez is commonly referred to by local media --said that, "because of their idleness and lack of activity in penitentiary facilities, inmates devote time to plan criminal activities.
Most people don't even allow themselves to be bored and whenever they feel a sense of idleness creeping in on them, they're quick to eliminate it by grabbing their phone or the TV remote control.
The picture was staged by beef and sheep farmer Arwyn Roberts, who said the Welsh x Charollais ewe had been a victim of her own idleness.
One of the reasons I haven't done anything in the past 10 years, apart from sheer idleness, is I haven't really had a great idea" - Lyricist Tim Rice (pictured).
However, he said that idleness and indifference attitude during work would be intolerable.
November 19, 2012 (BOR) - The Governor of Jonglei State, Kuol Manyang, threatened Monday to legislate against idleness in his state, after being told by women's groups that many men are not doing their fair share to food production.
It is not an addiction to idleness stopping people joining the workforce but a lack of genuine opportunity.
It justifies their bone idleness because they can't ever imagine applying themselves to do anything in their lives," The Daily Mirror quoted Armstrong, as saying.
MPLS IP-VPN service offers complete idleness for IPVPN access through CBLS (Complete Backup Link Service).
Siddiqui said that the scholarships were lost due to indifference, idleness, ignorance and carelessness of the department of education Sindh.
The records examine delights of marriage, charms of idleness, sorrows of hardship, and pleasures of roaming.
Gregory Dobbins, Lazy Idle Schemers: Irish Modernism and the Cultural Politics of Idleness.