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 (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.
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Noun1.macroeconomist - an economist who specializes in macroeconomicsmacroeconomist - an economist who specializes in macroeconomics
economic expert, economist - an expert in the science of economics
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