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English definition of “economically”

economically

adverb     /ˌiːkəˈnɒmɪkli/ /ekə-/ US   /-ˈnɑːmɪ-/
ECONOMICS in a way that relates to a country's trade , industry , and money : Economically the country has been improving steadily these past ten years . economically depressed/backward/disadvantaged The neighborhood is one of Lexington's most economically depressed areas . economically powerful / prosperous / developed
ECONOMICS in a way that relates to making a profit : Is the service economically viable for providers ? The project is no longer economically justified . What can we do to dramatically reduce emissions in an economically sustainable way?
economically active ECONOMICS working and therefore making money for yourself and the economy of your country : 40% of disabled people are economically active compared to 83% of non-disabled people .
in a way that does not use a lot of fuel , money , space , etc.: We need to deliver services much more economically.
(Definition of economically adverb from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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