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command economy

n.
An economy that is planned and controlled by a central administration, as in the former Soviet Union.
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command economy

n
(Economics) an economy in which business activities and the allocation of resources are determined by government order rather than market forces. Also called: centralized economy or planned economy
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command′ econ`omy


n.
an economic system that relies primarily on a central authority, as in China and Cuba.
[1980–85]
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command economy

An economic system in which resources are allocated by central government rather than by market forces.
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command economy

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