Definition of 'economy'


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1. archaic Management of one’s residency.

2. Frugal use of resources.

3. Effective management of the resources of a community or system.

4. theology The method of divine government of the world.

5. The system of production and distribution and consumption. The overall measure of a currency system; as the national economy.

6. Collective focus of the study of money, currency and trade, and the efficient use of resources.

7. An orderly, functional arrangement of parts; an organized system.

8. Careful, thrifty management of resources, such as money, materials, or labor.

9. The system or range of economic activity in a country, region, or community.

10. An example or result of such management; a saving.

11. Efficient, sparing, or conservative use.

12. A specific type of economic system.

13. The least expensive class of accommodations, especially on a commercial conveyance, such as an airplane.

14. Theology The method of God's government of and activity within the world.

15. The system of rules and regulations by which anything is managed; orderly system of regulating the distribution and uses of parts, conceived as the result of wise and economical adaptation in the author, whether human or divine

16. Orderly arrangement and management of the internal affairs of a state or of any establishment kept up by production and consumption; esp., such management as directly concerns wealth.

17. See under Political.

18. See economy.

19. Thrifty and frugal housekeeping; management without loss or waste; frugality in expenditure; prudence and disposition to save.

20. The management of domestic affairs; the regulation and government of household matters; especially as they concern expense or disbursement.

21. the system of production and distribution and consumption

22. the efficient use of resources

23. frugality in the expenditure of money or resources

24. The functional organization of a living body: as, his internal economy is badly deranged.

25. The cautious presentation of doctrine, accommodating it to the feelings and prejudices of the hearers: used by J. H. Newman to describe the accommodated method (κατ)οἰκονομίαν) of the early fathers; in a bad sense, the system of withholding a large portion of gospel doctrine in teaching the mass of Christians.

26. Management, order, or arrangement in general; the disposition or regulation of the parts or functions of any organic whole; an organized system or method: as, the internal economy of a nation; the economy of the work is out of joint.

27. Specifically— The provisions of nature for the generation, nutrition, and preservation of animals and plants; the regular, harmonious system in accordance with which the functions of living animals and plants are performed: as, the animal economy; the vegetable economy.

28. Hence A frugal and judicious use of money, material, time, etc.; the avoidance of or freedom from waste or extravagance in the management or use of anything; frugality in the expenditure or consumption of money, materials, etc.

29. In theology: The practical measures employed in giving effect to a divine dispensation.

30. The regulation and disposition of the internal affairs of a state or nation, or of any department of government.

31. The management, regulation, or supervision of means or resources; especially, the management of the pecuniary or other concerns of a household: as, you are practising bad economy; their domestic economy needs reform.

32. Cheap to run; using minimal resources; representing good value for money.

33. Economical or inexpensive to buy or use.


1. Losing money may be more important in driving forward economies than making money.

2. The global economy today is not in the best shape for us to be introducing turbulence.

3. The airline denied this amounted to a basic economy class.

4. The airport has consistently argued that the British economy will benefit if the third runway is approved.

5. It's going to be a tough time for the economy.

6. Investors cannot bet against the world's largest economy without giving up on the rest of the world.

7. But the domestic economy's resilience should ensure that the manufacturing sector continues to hold up well over the next year or so.

8. The flight will carry 236 passengers with economy, premium economy and business cabins.

9. Throw too much money at the economy and we risk burning our fingers by stoking inflationary pressure.

10. Other businesses in an economy will also be affected.

11. The southern economy was much less adaptable to the needs of a total war.

12. Those will come only as a result of a more productive and efficient economy.

13. By strengthening the existing relationship we can shape the economy of our country.

14. Iran may be the second largest economy in the region.

15. Yet the imbalances afflicting the eurozone are no less acute than those addressing the broader global economy.

16. Countries with a balance of payments surplus must expand their domestic economies instead.

17. It is understood that he returned in business class because an economy fare could not be found.

18. We are the fifth largest economy in the world.

19. This allows us to put back something into the economy as well as build a sustainable business.

20. The relative importance of each of these sectors tends to change as the economy expands over time.

21. The planned closures will really hit the local economies and the supply chain will be badly hit.

22. They fear high inflation will delay moves to pump more money into the economy.

23. Only by talking up the economy would business leaders feel emboldened to invest.

24. The eurozone economy rebounded less strongly than previously thought in the first quarter.

25. This process will make both economies more technically efficient.

26. Eight of the top ten worst performers were small cars which tend to be bought because of their fuel economy.

27. The slowing Chinese economy is lessening consumption.

28. The company also said that the difficulties facing the British economy would boost demand for its services.

29. That would slow the American economy by more than a little.

30. Over the past ten years the Nigerian economy has been growing fast.

31. Industry and the economy make up 12 per cent.

32. Much easier to pronounce and carries with it the slightly queasy feeling that one naturally feels when trying to save the economy from imminent collapse.

33. The only closed economy is the world economy, and if a U.S. default drives a rethink of all investment in government debt around the world, the “closed economy” will thrive as limited capital flows to the enterprising instead of the profligate.

34. Balance sheets are your gurus. lisagreen As turnaround continues, June chip sales point to tech economy recovery cheekygeeky Between 'Liars Poker' (1989) and 'Fiasco' (1997), anyone who didn't see this derivatives bubble bursting wasn't looking very hard. #economy ptiperson "In this world, with an economy that for most families requires two working adults, students recognize ...

35. "The term economy comes from the Greek word, `home.'"

36. The decline in "economy" is especially troubling, from 3rd in 2003 to 12th this year.

37. The uncertain economy is making employers increasingly picky, economists and job seekers report.

38. Adam Smith or David Ricardo rarely used the term "economy" alone.

39. They are addressed to a nomadic tribe whose main economy is primitive agriculture and whose wealth is sometimes counted in people as well as animals.

40. ‘The slowing global economy has weakened demand for Japan's high-technology exports, causing manufacturers to cut production and workers.’

41. ‘The global capitalist economy remains the most important transnational force in the world today.’

42. ‘Economically, coffee production came to dominate as Colombian insertion into the world market economy depended on this export commodity.’

43. ‘The country's market economy is based largely on agriculture.’

44. ‘The integrated oil companies could also benefit as global economies continue to recover.’

45. ‘A recent shutdown at US docks nearly dragged the region's economies into recession.’

46. ‘As their home countries' economies grow and populations age, these flows are likely to get smaller.’

47. ‘On its most reliable measure Japan's stagnant economy grew by a surprising 0.6 % over the same period.’

48. ‘Togo's stagnant, underdeveloped economy is largely dependent on agricultural exports.’

49. ‘In 2003, the nation's economy expanded 6.9 percent.’

50. ‘China's economy slowed more than expected in the second quarter.’

51. ‘Even a sluggish economy isn't likely to dampen the outlook for these Internet start-ups.’

52. ‘China's economy expanded 9.5 percent in the fourth quarter from the year earlier period.’

53. ‘The city's economy is booming, but the divide between the rich and everyone else is widening.’

54. ‘He reiterated the nation's economy is rebounding and that the government will continue to support growth.’

55. ‘What's more, strong job growth suggests that a region's economy is expanding.’

56. ‘The city's economy depends on the flow of trade between the United States and Canada.’

57. ‘As the city's economy continues to rapidly expand, the housing market booms.’

58. ‘Corporate profitability and the profit share in the economy remain relatively strong.’

59. ‘But this would, in all likelihood, push the economy into a recession.’

60. ‘As always, it's a much neater and efficient system than a centralized economy.’

61. ‘Overnight, it could become the delivery system of the digital economy.’

62. ‘It was an arrangement that covered most people, but with Deng Xiaoping's move to a market economy, the system was doomed.’

63. ‘If you take the long view, the commodity economy passes through three stages.’

64. ‘Rather, traditional trade unionists from militant areas of the private economy turned out to support a system that suits them.’

65. ‘Now that the market economy has become the system of choice for more and more countries, a key political concern must be to locate the faultline.’

66. ‘But declarations of support for the capitalist economy and the profit system were not enough.’

67. ‘The internet economy will be transformed by this second stage of barrier reduction.’

68. ‘The farm economy in valley is dependent on the canal irrigation system which feeds tens of thousands of acres of land across the valley.’

69. ‘The government has to start taking advantage of today's capitalist economy.’

70. ‘A booming rural economy, they hope, will boost the demand for industrial goods.’

71. ‘Deforestation set in motion a series of environmental changes that undermined the subsistence economy of the region.’

72. ‘As well as excellent fuel economy it also allows the company driver to avoid the three per cent benefit in kind diesel surcharge.’

73. ‘In the auto-shift mode the system chooses the most logical gear for engine speed and fuel economy at any time.’

74. ‘GM estimates that direct injection can improve gas engine fuel economy by 10 percent.’

75. ‘Diesel engines also average about 15 percent better fuel economy over gasoline engines.’

76. ‘We're trying to achieve higher targets of engine fuel economy, for example.’

77. ‘Eaton expects the device to boost fuel economy by letting the engine idle during initial acceleration.’

78. ‘After that you change over to synthetic oil for a small gain in power, fuel economy, and engine longevity.’

79. ‘So they're refined to drive, exhibit a bit of style and deliver excellent fuel economy.’

80. ‘It is super-luxurious, completely comfortable, but for the size of engine the fuel economy is actually quite good.’

81. ‘Fuel economy is excellent on a long run, up to 70 mpg, and even in the city you will get upwards of 43 mpg.’

82. ‘It is the one way to get fuel economy, emissions and performance improvement in the same package.’

83. ‘The extra gears will improve low speed performance and increase fuel economy.’

84. ‘It is equipped with particulate filter, and combines low emissions with good economy and excellent performance.’

85. ‘The transmission allows automatic scheduling of engine speed and transmission ratio for fuel economy.’

86. ‘As well as giving an impressive blend of performance and economy, the new engine is also quiet.’

87. ‘Of course, many people are in favour of improving fuel economy, so are these safety concerns well-founded?’

88. ‘And as their popularity has grown, overall U.S. fuel economy and gas consumption have gotten worse.’

89. ‘Now the technology is there to boost fuel economy without sacrificing size or performance.’

90. ‘Selection for economy means that smaller cells must have smaller nuclei.’

91. ‘When it is your own home, you can pick the appliances you want and monitor your bills carefully to get good economy from gas and electricity.’

92. ‘That included a huge family cauliflower for 99p and a pack of four rather than two economy kitchen towels.’

93. ‘Unlike most economy cars, four tall adults fit easily and comfortably into the Mazda3.’

94. ‘There are also a number of different economy rooms.’

95. ‘That's when you stop buying premium cuts from Sainsbury's and force-feed yourself a grisly tinned economy brand.’

96. ‘She doesn't go hungry, have to work in a factory, beg at the bank, give up the high heels or buy economy margarine.’

97. ‘If you buy economy brands, remember they may not be as effective as more expensive ones.’

98. ‘Skill, in any sport, is the ability of the player to execute a technique with economy of effort.’

99. ‘Despite his miss, Sheringham was still one of the better players in claret and blue, achieved, as always, with great economy of effort.’

100. ‘What marks out Benaud's commentary is not just his absolute economy of words, but his unerring eye for a story.’

101. ‘He was known for his economy of words, and for his ability to let the pictures do the work.’

102. ‘Those travelling in the executive class will have to opt for any one of the three items being provided in the first class, while those travelling in the economy class will have an option of only two items.’

103. ‘Although he only has an economy class ticket he planks himself down in First Class and, despite the efforts of the steward, refuses to move.’

104. ‘Another year and she would move from flying economy class to business class.’

105. ‘But Malaysia stands alone among the airlines flying here to score a marvellous five stars for its economy class long haul seating.’

106. ‘Like low-cost carriers, British European will offer discounted seats, as well as charging passengers for drinks in the economy class, and selling more tickets over the internet.’

107. ‘In our case, people were pushed into economy class and executive class was totally empty.’

108. ‘I still travel economy class, I talk with the people around me.’

109. ‘He added the risk was equal for those travelling in first class as those in economy class.’

110. ‘Business travellers preferred this airline for its economy class.’

111. ‘The two of them quickly left the bathroom, greeted back into the economy class by general, but impressive pandemonium.’

112. ‘Feeling a little awkward, she proceeded to the economy class of the aircraft.’

113. ‘Of course, travelling economy class also means no luxurious restaurant car.’

114. ‘Former spend-happy bankers, executives and traders are counting their dimes and travelling economy class.’

115. ‘It was my first time taking business class instead of economy class.’

116. ‘And despite his meteoric rise through the ranks, the teenager flies economy class and remains a long way from a world ranking that would command appearance fees from tournament promoters.’

117. ‘To this end, its executives decided to fly in economy class on short business trips, and to hold video conferences whenever possible.’

118. ‘He regularly uses public transport and flies economy class.’

119. ‘As you probably know, the seats are really not a lot wider than those from economy class on the planes flying inside Europe.’

120. ‘Clooney, who reputedly flew in on economy class unannounced, was merely making a pit stop to check on his investment.’

121. ‘The cost of his round-trip economy class ticket was only $570 whereas the one-way 20 kg surcharge amounted to no less than $700.’

122. we must improve our country's economy

Other users have misspelling economy as:

1. ekonomi 11.33%

2. econom 10.49%

3. economia 7.61%

4. economi 6.04%

5. econmy 5.39%

6. economie 3.53%

7. ecomony 2.6%

8. Other 53.01%

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