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economics, plural;
  1. The branch of knowledge concerned with the production, consumption, and transfer of wealth

  2. The condition of a region or group as regards material prosperity
    • - he is responsible for the island's modest economics

  1. the branch of social science that deals with the production and distribution and consumption of goods and services and their management
  2. (economic) of or relating to an economy, the system of production and management of material wealth; "economic growth"; "aspects of social, political, and economical life"
  3. (economic) concerned with worldly necessities of life (especially money); "he wrote the book primarily for economic reasons"; "gave up the large house for economic reasons"; "in economic terms they are very privileged"
  4. (economic) financially rewarding; "it was no longer economic to keep the factory open"; "have to keep prices high enough to make it economic to continue the service"
  5. (economist) an expert in the science of economics
  6. Economics (or Oeconomica) is a work that has been ascribed to Aristotle. It is usually attributed, by modern scholars, to a student of Aristotle, or to a student of his successor TheophrastusPomeroy, Sarah B.(1995). Oeconomicus: A Social and Historical Commentary, p. 68. Oxford University Press. ...
  7. Economics is an influential introductory textbook by American economists Paul Samuelson and William Nordhaus. It was first published in 1948, and has appeared in nineteen different editions, the most recent in 2010. ...
  8. (Economic (Cyclecar)) The Economic was a British three wheeled cyclecar made from 1919 to 1922 by Economic Motors of Wells Street, London, W1. It was, at £60, almost certainly the cheapest car on the British market at the time.
  9. (The Economist (Lost)) "The Economist" is the third episode of the American Broadcasting Company's fourth season of the serial drama television series Lost and 75th episode overall. It was aired on February 14, 2008 on ABC in the United States and on CTV in Canada. ...
  10. (The Economist (magazine)) The Economist is an English-language weekly news and international affairs publication owned by The Economist Newspaper Ltd. and edited in offices in the City of Westminster, London. "." City of Westminster. Retrieved on 28 August 2009. ...
  11. (economic) pertaining to an economy; frugal; cheap (in the sense of representing good value); economical; pertaining to the study of money and its movement
  12. (economist) An expert in economics, especially one who studies economic data and extracts higher-level information or proposes theories; One concerned with political economy; One who manages a household; One who economizes, or manages domestic or other concerns with frugality; one who expends ...
  13. (2.1.2.2 Economic) The economy of the United States depends heavily upon international trade for raw materials to support its industry, and for markets in which to sell its agricultural and manufactured goods. ...
  14. (Economic (ee-koh-NOM-ihk)) The point at which a pest infestation can longer be controlled while retaining profitability. OR. At which point a pest infestation becomes bad enough to begin negatively affecting the crop to the degree that it will diminish its saleability.
  15. (Economic) Absolute Poverty, GNP or GDP per capita
  16. (Economic) Spending or saving money
  17. (Economic) This deals with our ability to find out whether reuse will pay off financially. How does one create economic viability for software reuse? An example variable might be level of payment for creators of commercial parts repositories.
  18. (Economic) To make enough money to provide a profitable return.
  19. (Economic) Victory usually occurs after a player has amassed enough stuff. It is, in essence, a race to a victory point, with which one player can suddenly and unexpectedly emerge the victor. ...
  20. (Economic) activity — the main activity of the enterprise by the Estonian Classification of Economic Activities.
  21. (Economic) adj. Having to do with money. The discovery of oil changed the economic state of the poor country.
  22. (Economic) realization of a global common market, based on the freedom of exchange of goods and capital.
  23. (economic) democracy: elimination of property rights (socialism)
  24. (economic) involving the use of money, wealth, or finances
  25. (economic) social programs perform a range of economic functions, including e.g. the regulation of demand and structuring the labour market.