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economicsnoun [U]

 us   /ˌI·kəˈnɑm·ɪks, ˌek·ə-/
social studies the ​scientificstudy of the ​system by which a country’s ​wealth is made and used
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economicsnoun [U]

uk   /ˌiː.kəˈnɒm.ɪks/ /ek.əˈnɒm.ɪks/  us   /ˌiː.kəˈnɑː.mɪks/  /ek.əˈnɑː.mɪks/
B1 the way in which ​trade, ​industry, or ​money is ​organized, or the ​study of this: Their ​ideassoundfine in ​principle, but they haven't ​worked out the economics behind the ​policies. She's in her third ​year of ​studying economics at York University.

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economicsnoun

uk   us   /ˌiːkəˈnɒmɪks/
[U] ECONOMICS the ​study of the way in which ​economieswork, for ​example, the way in which they make ​money and ​produce and ​distributegoods and ​services: One of the ​laws of economics is that today's ​shortage is tomorrow's ​glut. He has a degree in economics. She's economics professor/professor of economics at the University of Berkeley.
[plural] FINANCE businessactivities considered from a ​financialpoint of view, and whether or not ​products or ​services are likely to make a ​profit: Energy ​policy must be ​built on economics if it is to ​succeed. We are ​trying to ​change the economics of the ​digitalbusiness to ​letconsumersbenefit.
(Definition of economics from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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