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English definition of “economic”

economic

adjective [before noun] (COUNTRY'S ECONOMY)    /iː.kəˈnɒm.ɪk/ /ek.ə-/ US  /-ˈnɑː.mɪk/
B2 relating to trade , industry , and money : The country has been in a very poor economic state ever since the decline of its two major industries . The government's economic policies have led us into the worst recession for years .Economics and the state of the economy Grammar:Economic or economical?Economic and economical are adjectives.
(Definition of economic adjective (COUNTRY'S ECONOMY) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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