Translation of "economic" - English-Traditional Chinese dictionary

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economicadjective

uk /iː.kəˈnɒm.ɪk/ /ek.əˈnɒm.ɪk/ us /iː.kəˈnɑː.mɪk/ /ek.əˈnɑː.mɪk/

economic adjective (COUNTRY'S ECONOMY)

B2 [ before noun ] relating to trade, industry, and money

經濟的;經濟上的
The country has been in a very poor economic state ever since the decline of its two major industries. 自從這個國家的兩大主要産業衰退後,其經濟一直萎靡不振。
The government's economic policies have led us into the worst recession in years. 政府的經濟政策使我們遭遇了多年來最爲嚴重的經濟衰退。

More examples

  • I don't think we should expand our business in the current economic climate.
  • People's voting habits are influenced by political, social, and economic factors.
  • The country is in the midst of an economic crisis.
  • On Wall Street today, the Dow Jones rose 55 points following good economic figures.
  • Ministers are concerned by the low level of economic activity.

economic adjective (MAKING A PROFIT)

making a profit, or likely to make a profit

産生經濟效益的;有利可圖的;能賺錢的
We had to close our London office - with the rent so high it just wasn't economic. 我們不得不關閉倫敦辦事處——租金太高,不划算。

(Translation of “economic” from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Traditional) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)