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ec·o·nom·ic

 (ĕk′ə-nŏm′ĭk, ē′kə-)
adj.
1.
a. Of or relating to the production, development, and management of material wealth, as of a country, household, or business enterprise.
b. Of or relating to an economy: a period of sustained economic growth.
2. Of or relating to the science of economics: new economic theories regarding the effects of deficit spending.
3. Of or relating to the practical necessities of life; material: wrote the book primarily for economic reasons.
4.
a. Financially rewarding; economical: It was no longer economic to keep the manufacturing facilities open.
b. Efficient; economical: an economic use of home heating oil.

economic

(ˌiːkəˈnɒmɪk; ˌɛkə-)
adj
1. (Economics) of or relating to an economy, economics, or finance: economic development; economic theories.
2. (Commerce) Brit capable of being produced, operated, etc, for profit; profitable: the firm is barely economic.
3. (Economics) concerning or affecting material resources or welfare: economic pests.
4. concerned with or relating to the necessities of life; utilitarian
5. a variant of economical
6. informal inexpensive; cheap

ec•o•nom•ic

(ˌɛk əˈnɒm ɪk, ˌi kə-)

adj.
1. of or pertaining to the production, distribution, and use of income, wealth, and commodities.
2. of or pertaining to the science of economics.
3. involving one's personal resources of money.
4. pertaining to use as a resource in the economy: economic botany.
5. apt to affect the welfare of material resources: weevils and other economic pests.
[1585–95]

economic

, economical - Economic means "pertaining to the production and use of income," and economical is "avoiding waste, being careful of resources."
See also related terms for production.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.economic - of or relating to an economy, the system of production and management of material wealth; "economic growth"; "aspects of social, political, and economical life"
2.economic - of or relating to the science of economics; "economic theory"
3.economic - using the minimum of time or resources necessary for effectiveness; "an economic use of home heating oil"; "a modern economical heating system"; "an economical use of her time"
efficient - being effective without wasting time or effort or expense; "an efficient production manager"; "efficient engines save gas"
4.economic - concerned with worldly necessities of life (especially money); "he wrote the book primarily for economic reasons"; "gave up the large house for economic reasons"; "in economic terms they are very privileged"
worldly, secular, temporal - characteristic of or devoted to the temporal world as opposed to the spiritual world; "worldly goods and advancement"; "temporal possessions of the church"
5.economic - financially rewarding; "it was no longer economic to keep the factory open"; "have to keep prices high enough to make it economic to continue the service"
profitable - yielding material gain or profit; "profitable speculation on the stock market"

economic

adjective
1. financial, business, trade, industrial, commercial, mercantile The pace of economic growth is picking up.
2. monetary, financial, material, fiscal, budgetary, bread-and-butter (informal), pecuniary Their country faces an economic crisis.
3. profitable, successful, commercial, rewarding, productive, lucrative, worthwhile, viable, solvent, cost-effective, money-making, profit-making, remunerative The service will make surfing the Web an economic proposition.
4. (Informal) economical, fair, cheap, reasonable, modest, low-priced, inexpensive The new process is more economic but less environmentally friendly.
Translations
إقْتِصاديإقْتِصادي، مُرْبِحاِقْتِصَاديّ
ekonomickýhospodářský
indbringendelønsomøkonomisk
taloudellinentalous-
ekonomski
gazdaságiközgazdasági
hagfræîilegurhagstæîur; arîsamur
経済の
경제학의
hospodársky
gospodarski
ekonomisk
เกี่ยวกับเศรษฐกิจ
thuộc về kinh tế

economic

[ˌiːkəˈnɒmɪk]
A. ADJ
1. (= financial) [problems, development, geography] → económico
2. (= profitable) [business, price] → rentable
B. CPD economic aid Nayuda f económica
economic forecast Nprevisiones fpl económicas
economic growth Ncrecimiento m económico
economic sanctions NPLsanciones fpl económicas

economic

[ˌiːkəˈnɒmɪk ˌɛkəˈnɒmɪk] adj
(regarding the economy)économique
(= profitable) → rentable

economic

adj
(= financial)Wirtschafts-; economic crisisWirtschaftskrise f; economic growthWirtschaftswachstum nt; economic newsNachrichten plaus der Wirtschaft; economic policyWirtschaftspolitik f; economic recoveryWirtschaftsaufschwung m, → wirtschaftlicher Aufschwung; economic systemWirtschaftssystem nt
(= cost-effective) price, rentwirtschaftlich; systemwirtschaftlich, rentabel; it is not economic to do thises ist nicht rentabel, das zu tun; to be economic for somebodysich für jdn rentieren

economic

[ˌiːkəˈnɒmɪk] adj
a. (problems, development, geography) → economico/a
b. (profitable, price) → vantaggioso/a; (business) → redditizio/a

economy

(iˈkonəmi) noun
1. the thrifty, careful management of money etc to avoid waste. Please use the water with economy; We must make economies in household spending.
2. organization of money and resources. the country's economy; household economy.
economic (iːkəˈnomik) adjective
1. of or concerned with (an) economy. the country's economic future.
2. likely to bring a profit. an economic rent.
economical (iːkəˈnomikəl) adjective
thrifty; not extravagant. This car is very economical on petrol.
ˌecoˈnomically adverb
economics (iːkəˈnomiks) noun singular
the study of production and distribution of money and goods. He is studying economics.
eˈconomist noun
a person who is an expert in economics.
eˈconomize, eˈconomise verb
to spend money or goods carefully. We must economize on fuel.

economic

اِقْتِصَاديّ ekonomický økonomisk wirtschaftlich οικονομικός económico talous- économique ekonomski economico 経済の 경제학의 economisch økonomisk ekonomiczny económico, econômico экономический ekonomisk เกี่ยวกับเศรษฐกิจ ekonomi thuộc về kinh tế 经济学的

economic

a. económico-a; módico-a, moderado-a.
References in classic literature ?
Bushy's, but the world's cornfields; that their yield would be one of the great economic facts, like the wheat crop of Russia, which underlie all the activities of men, in peace or war.
Now, for prudent, most wise, and economic reasons, the blacksmith's shop was in the basement of his dwelling, but with a separate entrance to it; so that always had the young and loving healthy wife listened with no unhappy nervousness, but with vigorous pleasure, to the stout ringing of her young-armed old husband's hammer; whose reverberations, muffled by passing through the floors and walls, came up to her, not unsweetly, in her nursery; and so, to stout Labor's iron lullaby, the blacksmith's infants were rocked to slumber.
It was piecework, and she was apt to have a family to keep alive; and stern and ruthless economic laws had arranged it that she could only do this by working just as she did, with all her soul upon her work, and with never an instant for a glance at the well-dressed ladies and gentlemen who came to stare at her, as at some wild beast in a menagerie.
Most of them know no more of the economic theory of Socialism than they know of Chaldee; but they no longer fear or condemn its name.
Taking the United States as a whole, there are to-day fully two hundred and fifty thousand people who are paying for two telephones instead of one, an economic waste of at least ten million dollars a year.
For instance, beneath the French criticism of the economic functions of money, they wrote "Alienation of Humanity," and beneath the French criticism of the bourgeois State they wrote "dethronement of the Category of the General," and so forth.
And very vaguely there came a suggestion towards the solution of the economic problem that had puzzled me.
Then--this is all what you say--new economic relations will be established, all ready-made and worked out with mathematical exactitude, so that every possible question will vanish in the twinkling of an eye, simply because every possible answer to it will be provided.
Instead of performing your part of this contract, as I performed mine, you bought me from the Scotch, cheaply, I know, and that does honor to the economic talent of your government.
If the Socialism is Authoritarian; if there are Governments armed with economic power as they are now with political power; if, in a word, we are to have Industrial Tyrannies, then the last state of man will be worse than the first.
His own economic genius was so entirely for operations on a larger scale, and, to move at his ease, he needed so imperatively the sense of great risks and great prizes, that he found an ungrudging entertainment in the spectacle of fortunes made by the aggregation of copper coins, and in the minute subdivision of labor and profit.
You people never seem to grasp the economic simplicity that underlies all life.