Definition of 'economy'
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Example sentences containing 'economy'
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Losing money may be more important in driving forward economies than making money. Times, Sunday Times (2016)The global economy today is not in the best shape for us to be introducing turbulence. Times, Sunday Times (2016)The airline denied this amounted to a basic economy class. Times, Sunday Times (2017)The airport has consistently argued that the British economy will benefit if the third runway is approved. Times, Sunday Times (2016)It's going to be a tough time for the economy. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Investors cannot bet against the world's largest economy without giving up on the rest of the world. Times, Sunday Times (2016)But the domestic economy's resilience should ensure that the manufacturing sector continues to hold up well over the next year or so. Times, Sunday Times (2016)The flight will carry 236 passengers with economy, premium economy and business cabins. The Sun (2016)Throw too much money at the economy and we risk burning our fingers by stoking inflationary pressure. The Sun (2009)Other businesses in an economy will also be affected. Business Studies Basic Facts (1990)The southern economy was much less adaptable to the needs of a total war. America Past and Present (1995)Those will come only as a result of a more productive and efficient economy. Times, Sunday Times (2015)By strengthening the existing relationship we can shape the economy of our country. Times, Sunday Times (2006)Iran may be the second largest economy in the region. Times, Sunday Times (2015)Yet the imbalances afflicting the eurozone are no less acute than those addressing the broader global economy. Times, Sunday Times (2010)Countries with a balance of payments surplus must expand their domestic economies instead. Times, Sunday Times (2013)It is understood that he returned in business class because an economy fare could not be found. Times, Sunday Times (2013)We are the fifth largest economy in the world. The Sun (2016)This allows us to put back something into the economy as well as build a sustainable business. Times, Sunday Times (2014)The relative importance of each of these sectors tends to change as the economy expands over time. Collins Dictionary of Economics (1993)The planned closures will really hit the local economies and the supply chain will be badly hit. The Sun (2012)They fear high inflation will delay moves to pump more money into the economy. The Sun (2010)Only by talking up the economy would business leaders feel emboldened to invest. Times, Sunday Times (2013)The eurozone economy rebounded less strongly than previously thought in the first quarter. Times, Sunday Times (2008)This process will make both economies more technically efficient. Microeconomics: Price Theory in Practice (1995)Eight of the top ten worst performers were small cars which tend to be bought because of their fuel economy. Times, Sunday Times (2006)The slowing Chinese economy is lessening consumption. Times, Sunday Times (2016)The company also said that the difficulties facing the British economy would boost demand for its services. Times, Sunday Times (2008)That would slow the American economy by more than a little. Times, Sunday Times (2006)Over the past ten years the Nigerian economy has been growing fast. Times, Sunday Times (2013) Industry and the economy make up 12 per cent. The Sun (2012)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. Times, Sunday Times (2009)
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Translations for 'economy'
British English: economy /ɪˈkɒnəmɪ/ NOUN
The economy of a country or region is the system by which money, industry, and trade are organized.
He talked about the changes in the Indian economy.
- American English: economy
- Arabic: الاِقْتِصَاد
- Brazilian Portuguese: economia
- Chinese: 经济
- Croatian: ekonomija
- Czech: ekonomika
- Danish: økonomi
- Dutch: economie
- European Spanish: economía
- Finnish: talouselämä
- French: économie nationale
- German: Wirtschaft
- Greek: οικονομία
- Italian: economia
- Japanese: 経済
- Korean: 경제
- Norwegian: økonomi
- Polish: ekonomia
- European Portuguese: economia
- Romanian: economie
- Russian: экономия
- Spanish: economía
- Swedish: ekonomi
- Thai: เศรษฐกิจ
- Turkish: ekonomi
- Ukrainian: економіка
- Vietnamese: nền kinh tế
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