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English definition of “economic”

economic

adjective (MAKING A PROFIT)    /iː.kəˈnɒm.ɪk/ /ek.ə-/ US  /-ˈnɑː.mɪk/
making a profit , or likely to make a profit : We had to close our London office - with the rent so high it just wasn't economic.Profits and losses Grammar:Economic or economical?Economic and economical are adjectives.
(Definition of economic adjective (MAKING A PROFIT) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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