Definition of 'economic'
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More important to him may be economic nationalism. Times, Sunday Times (2016)This makes political but not economic sense. Times, Sunday Times (2016)This will push up inflation and contribute to slower economic growth. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Culture had been pressed into service as a new economic sector. Times, Sunday Times (2017)They have fled as their native island has tumbled into economic crisis. Times, Sunday Times (2016)There was an ongoing economic downturn. Smithsonian Mag (2017)The survey suggests that the eurozone's economic recovery will continue. Times, Sunday Times (2016)It comes after warning in July that economic and political uncertainty could hit earnings. The Sun (2016)Rural wage growth has now collapsed; wider economic growth and investment has dropped sharply. Times, Sunday Times (2016)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. Times, Sunday Times (2016)The economic recovery would be at risk under anybody else. Times, Sunday Times (2010)The economic pain may emerge to gradually change minds in large numbers. Times, Sunday Times (2016)They became economic and social radicals in the process. The American Nation: A History of the United States to 1877 (1995)The presidential election will be conducted against a backdrop of seismic political and economic turmoil. Times, Sunday Times (2014)The population is growing again and economic growth has been above average for a sustained period. Times, Sunday Times (2011)The economic downturn has hit young people hardest. The Sun (2010)Such concerns may be a source of new economic energy. A Conceptual View of Human Resource Management: Strategic Objectives, Environments, FunctionsPartly because the economic crisis has left us without the means for anything more decadent. Times, Sunday Times (2012)So the economic downturn may have us tightening our belts in more ways than one. The Sun (2010)Other interpretations focus on economic and political factors. Macrosociology: An Introduction to Human Societies (1995)The company is performing well despite the economic downturn. Times, Sunday Times (2011)Other factors such as family background and economic status may also be considered. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Older people have shrugged off the economic downturn and headed overseas on long trips. Times, Sunday Times (2014)Stronger economic growth has boosted the number of people in work but it has not yet boosted productivity. Times, Sunday Times (2014)The pace of economic recovery is thus likely to remain very weak over the next few months at least. Times, Sunday Times (2012)Computer games may sound trivial but they represent the cutting edge of technology and a huge new economic sector. Times, Sunday Times (2010)Actions taken for reasons of political and economic expediency have been presented as if altruism were the sole motive. The Chomsky Update - Linguistics and Politics (1990)But they will strengthen the structural underpinnings of economic growth and do it no harm in the short term. Times, Sunday Times (2010)The aim is to avoid cuts in teaching or research that might hold back the contribution of universities to the economic recovery. Times, Sunday Times (2009)Does the pick-up in consumer confidence point to an economic recovery? Times, Sunday Times (2009)The pessimistic outlook is likely to persist next year unless there is a radical improvement in economic conditions, he said. Times, Sunday Times (2011)He suspects he could have cut it faster in the first couple of years, before the euro crisis sparked an economic slowdown. Times, Sunday Times (2015)And all around us new economic powers emerging which are as strong or stronger than any individual European nation acting on its own. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Political change is secondary for Labour radicals to economic and social reform delivered through Westminster. After Thatcher (1989)
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Translations for 'economic'
British English: economic /ˌiːkəˈnɒmɪk; ˌɛkə-/ ADJECTIVE
Economic means concerned with the organization of the money, industry, and trade of a country, region, or society.
...Poland's economic situation.
- American English: economic
- Arabic: اِقْتِصَاديّ
- Brazilian Portuguese: econômico
- Chinese: 经济学的
- Croatian: ekonomski
- Czech: ekonomický hospodářský
- Danish: økonomisk
- Dutch: economisch
- European Spanish: económico Economía
- Finnish: talous-
- French: économique
- German: wirtschaftlich
- Greek: οικονομικός
- Italian: economico
- Japanese: 経済の
- Korean: 경제학의
- Norwegian: økonomisk
- Polish: ekonomiczny
- European Portuguese: económico
- Romanian: economic
- Russian: экономический
- Spanish: económico
- Swedish: ekonomisk
- Thai: เกี่ยวกับเศรษฐกิจ
- Turkish: ekonomi
- Ukrainian: економічний
- Vietnamese: thuộc về kinh tế
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