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economic

adjective
 
 
/ˌiːkəˈnɒmɪk, ˌekəˈnɒmɪk/
TRADE [always before noun] B2 relating to trade, industry, and money: economic growth economic policies Economics and the state of the economy
PROFIT making a profit, or likely to make a profit: It's not economic to produce goods in small quantities. →  Opposite uneconomic Profits and losses
economically adverb The country would benefit economically.
(Definition of economic from the Cambridge Learners Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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