Definition of 'economical'
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Example sentences containing 'economical'
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It could be an exceptionally efficient and economical way to make buildings more comfortable and energy efficient. Times, Sunday Times (2016)They both offer economical diesel engines to make an impressive package. The Sun (2010)The simplicity of the production also showcases her economical lyric style. Times, Sunday Times (2012)It will also share the same economical diesel and petrol engines. The Sun (2012)What is certain is that the world needs cheaper and more economical cars. Times, Sunday Times (2009)That may not be the most economical way to get yourself a computer. Times, Sunday Times (2008)Her economical style includes not bringing her arms up high across her chest. Times, Sunday Times (2011)There is the usual proviso that the car be reasonably economical too. Times, Sunday Times (2009)Others will see it as an economical way to bacon over a hangover. Times, Sunday Times (2015)Hybrid cars are very economical in congested areas because energy is used more than once. Times, Sunday Times (2008)It provides an economical way of conveying nuance. Times, Sunday Times (2013)It is one of the greenest and most economical small cars in the country and will be on display at the show. The Sun (2008)Up to a point, big plants are usually more economical than small ones. Infinite in All Directions (1989)Contrary to popular belief, super unleaded petrol is unlikely to make your engine more economical. Times, Sunday Times (2008)Many motorists are aiming to downsize to smaller, more economical vehicles. The Sun (2011)Can you recommend a smaller, economical runaround that is easy to get in and out of? Times, Sunday Times (2008)They're also the most economical way to cover a patch of otherwise unused soil. Times, Sunday Times (2014)Would extending vehicle life be more energy-efficient than building more economical cars? Times, Sunday Times (2006)Historically, heat pumps were an economical way to heat swimming pools. Times, Sunday Times (2009)They are also correct that the existing Victorian railway infrastructure cannot be further enhanced at an economical cost. Times, Sunday Times (2012)QI want to buy an economical small diesel automatic. Times, Sunday Times (2007)Although her economical style can sacrifice immediacy and intimacy, this is a fiercely indignant and justly cynical work. Times, Sunday Times (2010)I am now looking for something smaller and more economical but quiet and comfortable enough for motorway driving. Times, Sunday Times (2006)All the engines are economical. The Sun (2008)A more economical range of engines increase mpg by 20 per cent. The Sun (2011)But it will share the 500's economical engines. The Sun (2012)
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Translations for 'economical'
British English: economical /ˌiːkəˈnɒmɪkl; ˌɛkə-/ ADJECTIVE
Something that is economical does not require a lot of money to operate.
- American English: economical
- Arabic: مُقْتَصِد
- Brazilian Portuguese: econômico
- Chinese: 经济的
- Croatian: ekonomičan
- Czech: hospodárný
- Danish: økonomisk
- Dutch: zuinig
- European Spanish: económico ahorrador
- Finnish: taloudellinen
- French: économique
- German: sparsam
- Greek: ανέξοδος
- Italian: economico
- Japanese: 経済的な
- Korean: 경제적인
- Norwegian: sparsommelig
- Polish: oszczędny
- European Portuguese: económico
- Romanian: economic
- Russian: экономичный
- Spanish: económico
- Swedish: sparsam
- Thai: ประหยัด
- Turkish: ekonomik
- Ukrainian: економний
- Vietnamese: tiết kiệm
Definition of economical from the Collins English Dictionary
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