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English definition of “macroeconomics”


noun [U]     /ˌmæk.rəʊˌiːkəˈnɒm.ɪks/ US  /-roʊ-/
the study of financial systems at a national levelEconomics and the state of the economy macroeconomic adjective At a macroeconomic level this would boost, rather than reduce, economic growth.
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