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English definition of “economy”

economy

noun [C] (SYSTEM)    /ɪˈkɒn.ə.mi/ US  /-ˈkɑː.nə-/
B2 the system of trade and industry by which the wealth of a country is made and used: the global economy the German/US economy the state of the economy a weak/strong economy Tourism contributes millions of pounds to the country's economy.Economics and the state of the economy
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