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mac·ro·ec·o·nom·ics

 (măk′rō-ĕk′ə-nŏm′ĭks, -ē′kə-)
n. (used with a sing. verb)
The study of the overall aspects and workings of a national economy, such as income, output, and the interrelationship among diverse economic sectors.

mac′ro·ec′o·nom′ic adj.
mac′ro·e·con′o·mist (-ĭ-kŏn′ə-mĭst) n.

macroeconomics

(ˌmækrəʊˌiːkəˈnɒmɪks; -ˌɛk-)
n
(Economics) (functioning as singular) the branch of economics concerned with aggregates, such as national income, consumption, and investment. Compare microeconomics
ˌmacroˌecoˈnomic adj

mac•ro•ec•o•nom•ics

(ˌmæk roʊˌɛk əˈnɒm ɪks, -ˌi kə-)

n. (used with a sing. v.)
the branch of economics dealing with the broad and general aspects of an economy, as the relationship between the income and investments of a country as a whole. Compare microeconomics.
[1945–50]
mac`ro•ec`o•nom′ic, adj.
mac`ro•e•con′o•mist (-ɪˈkɒn ə mɪst) n.

macroeconomics

the division of economics dealing with broad, general aspects of an economy, as the import-export balance of a nation as a whole. Cf. microeconomics. — macroeconomist, n. — macroeconomic, adj.
See also: Economics

macroeconomics

That branch of economics which studies the economy as a whole, e.g. the level of output, the level of employment, the level of inflation.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.macroeconomics - the branch of economics that studies the overall working of a national economymacroeconomics - the branch of economics that studies the overall working of a national economy
economic science, economics, political economy - the branch of social science that deals with the production and distribution and consumption of goods and services and their management
Translations
makroekonomie

macroeconomics

[ˌmækrəʊˌiːkəˈnɒmɪks] NSINGmacroeconomía f

macroeconomics

macro-economics [ˌmækrəʊiːkəˈnɒmɪks] nmacro-économie f

macroeconomics

n sing or plMakroökonomie f

macroeconomics

[ˌmækrəʊˌiːkəˈnɒmɪks] nsgmacroeconomia
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