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  Definition of economy
  1. an act of economizing; reduction in cost; "it was a small economy to walk to work every day"; "there was a saving of 50 cents"
  2. frugality in the expenditure of money or resources; "the Scots are famous for their economy"
  3. the efficient use of resources; "economy of effort"
  4. the system of production and distribution and consumption
Similar Words: saving, thriftiness, economic system

 

Hyponyms: retrenchment, curtailment, downsizing, economy of scale, industrialism, market economy, free enterprise, laissez-faire economy, mixed economy, non-market economy, state capitalism, state socialism

 

Derivational Morphology: save, economize, economise, conserve, husband

 

Language Translations:
Chinese: 經濟   Danish: økonomi  
Dutch: economie   Estonian: majandus  
French: économie   German: Wirtschaft  
Greek: οικονομία   Ido: ekonomi  
Italian: economia   Japanese: 経済  
Korean: 경제   Kurdish: aborî  
Latin: oeconomia   Norwegian: økonomi  
Portuguese: ''cheap:'' econômico   Russian: экономика  
Spanish: economía   Swedish: ekonomi  
Turkish: ekonomi  
 
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