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economy

noun  us   /ɪˈkɑn·ə·mi/

economy noun (SYSTEM)

social studies [C] the system of trade and industry by which the wealth of a country or region is made and used: Tourism contributes millions of dollars to the region’s economy.

economy noun (SAVING MONEY)

[U] the careful use and management of money or of time, energy, words, etc.: For the purpose of economy, you may prefer to use a cheaper cut of meat in this recipe.
Translations of “economy”
in Arabic اقْتِصاد…
in Korean 경제…
in Malaysian ekonomi…
in Turkish ekonomi, iktisat, tutumluluk…
in Italian economia…
in Chinese (Traditional) 制度, 經濟, 經濟制度…
in Russian экономика, экономия…
in Polish gospodarka, oszczędność…
in Vietnamese kinh tế…
in Spanish economía…
in Portuguese economia…
in Thai เศรษฐกิจ…
in Catalan economia…
in Japanese (国などの)経済…
in Indonesian perekonomian…
in Chinese (Simplified) 制度, 经济, 经济制度…
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