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Wiktionary

Up to date as of January 15, 2010

Definition from Wiktionary, a free dictionary

Contents

English

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Etymology

economy +‎ -ic

Pronunciation

Adjective

economic (comparative more economic, superlative most economic)

Positive
economic

Comparative
more economic

Superlative
most economic

  1. pertaining to an economy
  2. frugal; cheap (in the sense of representing good value); economical.
  3. pertaining to the study of money and its movement

Usage notes

Modern usage prefers economic when describing the economy of a region or country (and when referring to personal or family budgeting).
Economical is preferred when referring to thrift or value for money.

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Romanian

Etymology

From French économique.

Adjective

economic 4 nom/acc forms

  1. economic
  2. economical

Declension


Simple English

Redirecting to Economics


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