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economics

noun [U] uk   /ˌiː.kəˈnɒm.ɪks/ /ek.ə-/  us   /-ˈnɑː.mɪks/
B1 the way in which trade, industry, or money is organized, or the study of this: Their ideas sound fine 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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in Korean 경제학…
in Arabic عِلم الاقتِصاد…
in Portuguese economia…
in Catalan (ciències) econòmiques…
in Japanese 経済学…
in Italian economia, scienze economiche…
in Chinese (Traditional) 經濟狀況, 經濟因素, 經濟學…
in Russian экономика (наука)…
in Turkish ekonomi/iktisat bilimi…
in Chinese (Simplified) 经济状况, 经济因素, 经济学…
in Polish ekonomia…
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