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English definition of “macroeconomics”

macroeconomics

noun [U] uk   /ˌmæk.rəʊ.iːkəˈnɒm.ɪks/ us    /-roʊ.iː.kəˈnɑː.mɪks/ specialized
the study of financial systems at a national levelEconomics and the state of the economy
macroeconomic
adjective /ˌmæk.rəʊ.iːkəˈnɒm.ɪk/ us  /-roʊ.iː.kəˈnɑː.mɪk/ specialized
At a macroeconomic level this would boost, rather than reduce, economic growth.
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