Meaning of “economic” - Learner’s Dictionary


adjective us uk /ˌiːkəˈnɒmɪk, ˌekəˈnɒmɪk/
TRADE [ always before noun ]

B2 relating to trade, industry, and money:

economic growth
economic policies

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making a profit, or likely to make a profit:

It's not economic to produce goods in small quantities.
→ Opposite uneconomic
economically adverb

The country would benefit economically.

(Definition of “economic” from the Cambridge Learner’s Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)