Associations to the word «Economy»

Wiktionary

ECONOMY, noun. Effective management of the resources of a community or system.
ECONOMY, noun. Collective focus of the study of money, currency and trade, and the efficient use of resources.
ECONOMY, noun. Frugal use of resources.
ECONOMY, noun. The system of production and distribution and consumption. The overall measure of a currency system; as the national economy.
ECONOMY, noun. (theology) The method of divine government of the world.
ECONOMY, noun. (archaic) Management of one’s residency.
ECONOMY, adjective. Cheap to run; using minimal resources; representing good value for money.
ECONOMY CAR, noun. A car - usually small and lightweight - designed for low-cost operation
ECONOMY CLASS SYNDROME, noun. (slang) deep vein thrombosis
ECONOMY MODEL, noun. A low-cost, no-frills version of a merchandise item, especially where a larger selection of more lavishly equipped models of the same item exist.
ECONOMY RATE, noun. (cricket) A bowler's statistic, being the average number of runs conceded per over.
ECONOMY RICE, noun. (Singapore) (Malaysia) (Thailand) Rice sold with a combination of other cooked foods from a stall.

Dictionary definition

ECONOMY, noun. The system of production and distribution and consumption.
ECONOMY, noun. The efficient use of resources; "economy of effort".
ECONOMY, noun. Frugality in the expenditure of money or resources; "the Scots are famous for their economy".
ECONOMY, noun. An act of economizing; reduction in cost; "it was a small economy to walk to work every day"; "there was a saving of 50 cents".

Wise words

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John Locke