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index of leading economic indicatorsnoun [plural]

uk   us  
the US government's ​system for ​describing how ​active the ​nationaleconomy will be
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index of leading economic indicatorsnoun [C]

uk   us   (also composite index of leading economic indicators)
ECONOMICS in the US, a ​combined set of ​measurements that are used to ​judge the probable future ​state of the ​economy. Data from ten different ​areas of the ​economy is ​examined: The Index of Leading Economic Indicators ​points to ​moderatelyimprovingeconomicconditions.
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