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English

Etymology

economy +‎ -ic

Pronunciation

  • (RP) IPA: /ˌɛkəˈnɒmɪk/, SAMPA: /%Ek@"nQmIk/
  • (GenAm) IPA: /ˌɛkəˈnɑmɪk/, SAMPA: /%Ek@"nAmIk/
  • Rhymes: -ɒmɪk

Adjective

Economic (comparative {{{1}}}, superlative {{{2}}})

Positive
Economic

Comparative
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Superlative
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  1. pertaining to an economy
  2. frugal; cheap (in the sense of representing good value); economical.
  3. pertaining to the study of money and its movement

Usage notes

Modern usage prefers economic when describing the economy of a region or country (and when referring to personal or family budgeting).
Economical is preferred when referring to thrift or value for money.

Derived terms

Related terms

Translations

Anagrams

  • cceimnoo,
  • oncomice



Romanian

Etymology

From French économique.

Adjective

Economic 4 nom/acc forms

  1. economic
  2. economical

Declension


et:economic fr:economic ko:economic io:economic kn:economic kk:economic hu:economic ml:economic ja:economic pl:economic ru:economic simple:economic fi:economic ta:economic te:economic th:economic vi:economic zh:economic

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