economic vs economical

economic economical


  • 1) etc. Obsolete forms of economic, etc.
  • 2) frugal; cheap (in the sense of representing good value); economical.
  • 3) pertaining to the study of money and its movement
  • 4) pertaining to an economy
  • 5) Financially rewarding; economical.
  • 6) Of or relating to the practical necessities of life; material.
  • 7) Of or relating to an economy.
  • 8) Efficient; economical.
  • 9) Of or relating to the science of economics.
  • 10) Of or relating to the production, development, and management of material wealth, as of a country, household, or business enterprise.
  • 11) Regulative; relating to the adaptation of means to an end.
  • 12) Managing with frugality; guarding against waste or unnecessary expense; careful and frugal in management and in expenditure; -- said of character or habits.
  • 13) Relating to domestic economy, or to the management of household affairs.
  • 14) profitable. Opposite of uneconomic.
  • 15) Pertaining to the household; domestic.
  • 16) Managed with frugality; not marked with waste or extravagance; using the minimum of time or effort or resources required for effectiveness; frugal; -- said of acts; saving.
  • 17) of or pertaining to the national or regional economy; relating to political economy; relating to the means of living, or the resources and wealth of a country; relating to the production or consumption of goods and services of a nation or region
  • 18) of or pertaining to economics.
  • 19) avoiding waste. Opposite of wasteful.
  • 20) financially rewarding
  • 21) concerned with worldly necessities of life (especially money)
  • 22) of or relating to the science of economics
  • 23) = Syn.5. Saving, sparing, careful, thrifty, provident.
  • 24) Relating or pertaining to the household; domestic.
  • 25) Pertaining to pecuniary means or concerns; relating to or connected with income and expenditure: as, his economic management was bad; he was restrained by economic considerations; the economic branches of government.
  • 26) Characterized by freedom from wastefulness, extravagance, or excess; frugal; saving; sparing: as, economic use of money or of material.
  • 27) Pertaining to the regulation of household concerns.
  • 28) Relating to value as viewed from the standpoint of material welfare in contrast with values of other orders.
  • 29) Of or pertaining to economics, or the production, distribution, and use of wealth; relating to the means of living, or to the arts by which human needs and comforts are supplied: as, an economic problem; economic disturbances; economic geology or botany.


  • 1) Careful with money so as not to spend too much; prudent; thrifty.
  • 2) Relating to economy in any other sense.
  • 3) Designed or functioning to make effective use of money or effort invested.
  • 4) Prudent and thrifty in management; not wasteful or extravagant. synonym: sparing.
  • 5) Sparing in the amount of items involved to achieve a desired result.
  • 6) of or relating to an economy, the system of production and management of material wealth
  • 7) using the minimum of time or resources necessary for effectiveness
  • 8) Sameaseconomic.
  • 9) Same as economic.


  • 1) More important to him may be economic nationalism.
  • 2) This makes political but not economic sense.
  • 3) This will push up inflation and contribute to slower economic growth.
  • 4) Culture had been pressed into service as a new economic sector.
  • 5) They have fled as their native island has tumbled into economic crisis.
  • 6) There was an ongoing economic downturn.
  • 7) The survey suggests that the eurozone's economic recovery will continue.
  • 8) It comes after warning in July that economic and political uncertainty could hit earnings.
  • 9) Rural wage growth has now collapsed; wider economic growth and investment has dropped sharply.
  • 10) Previous studies have shown that financial shocks and unemployment can harm relationships but the new figures suggest that the economic recovery has made couples more unhappy.
  • 11) The economic recovery would be at risk under anybody else.
  • 12) The economic pain may emerge to gradually change minds in large numbers.
  • 13) They became economic and social radicals in the process.
  • 14) The presidential election will be conducted against a backdrop of seismic political and economic turmoil.
  • 15) The population is growing again and economic growth has been above average for a sustained period.
  • 16) The economic downturn has hit young people hardest.
  • 17) Such concerns may be a source of new economic energy.
  • 18) Partly because the economic crisis has left us without the means for anything more decadent.
  • 19) So the economic downturn may have us tightening our belts in more ways than one.
  • 20) Other interpretations focus on economic and political factors.
  • 21) The company is performing well despite the economic downturn.
  • 22) Other factors such as family background and economic status may also be considered.
  • 23) Older people have shrugged off the economic downturn and headed overseas on long trips.
  • 24) Stronger economic growth has boosted the number of people in work but it has not yet boosted productivity.
  • 25) The pace of economic recovery is thus likely to remain very weak over the next few months at least.
  • 26) Computer games may sound trivial but they represent the cutting edge of technology and a huge new economic sector.
  • 27) Actions taken for reasons of political and economic expediency have been presented as if altruism were the sole motive.
  • 28) But they will strengthen the structural underpinnings of economic growth and do it no harm in the short term.
  • 29) The aim is to avoid cuts in teaching or research that might hold back the contribution of universities to the economic recovery.
  • 30) Does the pick-up in consumer confidence point to an economic recovery?
  • 31) The pessimistic outlook is likely to persist next year unless there is a radical improvement in economic conditions, he said.
  • 32) He suspects he could have cut it faster in the first couple of years, before the euro crisis sparked an economic slowdown.
  • 33) And all around us new economic powers emerging which are as strong or stronger than any individual European nation acting on its own.
  • 34) We have had 13 years of a so-called Labour government which accepted the whole Thatcherite economic settlement, has seen an increase in social and ­economic inequality; worshipped wealth and fawned on high finance at home and abroad; passed a vast array of repressive laws; betrayed all its ­promises on the single currency - and in the end did more damage to the
  • 35) We have had 13 years of a so-called Labour government which accepted the whole Thatcherite economic settlement, has seen an increase in social and ­economic inequality; worshipped wealth and fawned on high finance at home and abroad; passed a vast array of repressive laws; betrayed all its ­promises on the single currency? and in the end did more damage to the
  • 36) "We have had 13 years of a so-called Labour government which accepted the whole Thatcherite economic settlement, has seen an increase in social and ­economic inequality; worshipped wealth and fawned on high finance at home and abroad; passed a vast array of repressive laws; betrayed all its ­promises on the single currency? and in the end did more damage to the
  • 37) Thrice in this short piece Brooks throws around the term "economic determinism" without bothering to define it.
  • 38) "I think it's not being immodest to say that when we started the Institute for Justice in 1991, the term economic liberty was confined pretty much to libertarian academics," Mr. Mellor grins.
  • 39) More-over the term "economic uncertaint ­y" is a codeword from the CEO community that essentiall ­y translates into - unless Washington does everything we want - we won't invest in America which is why they're sitting on 2 trillion in cash and sinking most of it outside our borders.
  • 40) ‘Negotiations have been complicated by court rulings over economic policy.’
  • 41) ‘The two political leaders conduct their argument on the margins of economic policy.’
  • 42) ‘Getting the public finances back into balance must be a key objective of economic policy.’
  • 43) ‘There are different views about the importance of regulating global economic processes.’
  • 44) ‘It represents the Union's first effort to develop a common policy in a major economic sphere.’
  • 45) ‘We should remember that economic downturns, accounting irregularities and even geopolitical issues are nothing new.’
  • 46) ‘Even given Japan's overall economic recovery, investing in real estate remains a gamble.’
  • 47) ‘High-tech industries threatened to leave California, thus jeopardizing the state's new economic prosperity.’
  • 48) ‘There is no question that economic sanctions contributed to this result, but at what price?’
  • 49) ‘We learned that economic sanctions over a long period of time and patient diplomacy can work.’
  • 50) ‘Talk of new economic policies and tangible tax cuts are welcome - and perhaps overdue.’
  • 51) ‘Argentina has been crippled for months by the worst economic crisis in its history.’
  • 52) ‘The world is in a great economic crisis.’
  • 53) ‘Moreover, the political situation, worsened by great economic hardship, remained extremely tense.’
  • 54) ‘As a result, the government's purely economic reforms lacked boldness after this dramatic overture.’
  • 55) ‘The potential scenarios are endless, but all are economic in nature.’
  • 56) ‘At present, the United States is the dominant world economic and technological power.’
  • 57) ‘They are often viewed as agents responsible for the changing world economic, political, and social order.’
  • 58) ‘Thus we can expect economic down cycles caused by oil shortages and higher prices to happen very fast.’
  • 59) ‘Productivity levels of the skilled and educated labour force are still high despite the current economic down turn.’
  • 60) ‘economics and lessons from economic history suggest that this may well be the case.’
  • 61) ‘This book can be used with profit to grasp the essentials of British financial and economic history in these years.’
  • 62) ‘Ethnic relations in Saint Lucia are a product of the economic history of the island.’
  • 63) ‘The recipe of conditions that will make collaboration economic must have not yet come together.’
  • 64) ‘It is, of course, part of the problem that we do not have an economic immigration policy.’
  • 65) ‘Many car parks are going because high land prices make building flats more economic.’


  • 1) It could be an exceptionally efficient and economical way to make buildings more comfortable and energy efficient.
  • 2) They both offer economical diesel engines to make an impressive package.
  • 3) The simplicity of the production also showcases her economical lyric style.
  • 4) It will also share the same economical diesel and petrol engines.
  • 5) What is certain is that the world needs cheaper and more economical cars.
  • 6) That may not be the most economical way to get yourself a computer.
  • 7) Her economical style includes not bringing her arms up high across her chest.
  • 8) There is the usual proviso that the car be reasonably economical too.
  • 9) Others will see it as an economical way to bacon over a hangover.
  • 10) Hybrid cars are very economical in congested areas because energy is used more than once.
  • 11) It provides an economical way of conveying nuance.
  • 12) It is one of the greenest and most economical small cars in the country and will be on display at the show.
  • 13) Up to a point, big plants are usually more economical than small ones.
  • 14) Contrary to popular belief, super unleaded petrol is unlikely to make your engine more economical.
  • 15) Many motorists are aiming to downsize to smaller, more economical vehicles.
  • 16) Can you recommend a smaller, economical runaround that is easy to get in and out of?
  • 17) They're also the most economical way to cover a patch of otherwise unused soil.
  • 18) Would extending vehicle life be more energy-efficient than building more economical cars?
  • 19) Historically, heat pumps were an economical way to heat swimming pools.
  • 20) They are also correct that the existing Victorian railway infrastructure cannot be further enhanced at an economical cost.
  • 21) QI want to buy an economical small diesel automatic.
  • 22) Although her economical style can sacrifice immediacy and intimacy, this is a fiercely indignant and justly cynical work.
  • 23) I am now looking for something smaller and more economical but quiet and comfortable enough for motorway driving.
  • 24) All the engines are economical.
  • 25) A more economical range of engines increase mpg by 20 per cent.
  • 26) But it will share the 500's economical engines.
  • 27) That being said, hotels doors in economical hotels usually leave something to be desired in security.
  • 28) Customers identify and validate the requirements to be addressed and evaluate the contractor's performance, and ensure that the contract is used in economical and efficient ways.
  • 29) ‘This map would promote a coherent, efficient, and economical wargaming effort.’
  • 30) ‘On more economical cars like yours the fuel savings are less attractive, although a London driver would no doubt be particularly attracted by the congestion charge exemption.’
  • 31) ‘I am considerate, drive to the speed limit and also drive a car that's more economical than my old one.’
  • 32) ‘Some believe it would be more economical in the long term just to buy new helicopters.’
  • 33) ‘Higher upfront costs might be more economical in the long run.’
  • 34) ‘Pastures are often the most economical way to provide forage for ruminant animals.’
  • 35) ‘What is the easiest, most economical way to get rid of the standing water?’
  • 36) ‘The fastest, most economical way to produce new houseplants is to divide them from existing ones.’
  • 37) ‘Thus it is important to make groundwater exploration as economical as possible with the highest possible success rate.’
  • 38) ‘The color of the terrace railings was chosen to make them economical and relatively unnoticeable.’
  • 39) ‘Not only were the cars quick, but they were very economical as well.’
  • 40) ‘To begin with, gravel is very economical compared to other paving materials.’
  • 41) ‘You might be surprised, however, to discover that you have an extremely economical car in your driveway.’
  • 42) ‘Motorcycle gloves, and even common workman's gloves can be economical alternatives for beginners.’
  • 43) ‘Unfortunately, the solution to this problem is neither simple nor economical.’
  • 44) ‘Although not really suitable nor economical for that purpose, it did keep up the gas supply during the emergency.’
  • 45) ‘They are reasonably inexpensive and economical to run.’
  • 46) ‘Competitively priced, economical to run and with plenty of comfort and space, this is a very practical motor.’
  • 47) ‘We tried a simple, economical solution to this problem: combining the camera with a pair of binoculars.’
  • 48) ‘So ever since then, I've been trying to figure out an economical solution for our curtain problem.’
  • 49) ‘From the 1950s to 1960s, he was renowned for his economical lifestyle.’
  • 50) ‘And it is time that we all realise that governments only have limited powers to change and influence while economical actors are the leaders of change.’
  • 51) ‘In a quest to find the most economical driver, local dignitaries and motor industry figures teamed up for the marathon, hoping to learn a little about making their fuel go further.’
  • 52) ‘I'm economical, it must be the business student in me!’
  • 53) ‘My mother was economical and a good manager, so we never went without any necessities.’
  • 54) ‘The Deputy Prime Minister said his Economy Ministry returned 20 million leva to the budget last year, because they were economical.’
  • 55) ‘It means that economical users will have an opportunity to invest into a modern and future-proof rather than into an obsolescent platform.’
  • 56) ‘I have heard about him from some of my economical colleagues.’
  • 57) ‘He was incredibly economical and inventive, making a great variety of prints in all sorts of different colours.’
  • 58) ‘He was very economical in the way he used his materials.’
  • 59) ‘Somewhat surprisingly, standard 118 bhp models are very economical with fuel.’

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