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noun as in sparing or efficient use of something

adjective as in costing less to buy, make, or operate

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“I think whether it’s the economy or the coronavirus, former vice president Biden, he’s proven he wants to root against American prosperity for his own political gain,” Wenstrup said.

The latest spot from the president's campaign hands the microphone to a woman, never named, who says confidently that Joe Biden could “never handle the economy after covid.”

Then we started to see a slow growth of travel in different areas of the economy.

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When girls go to school, economies grow and public health improves.

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It’s a mistake that recalls the firm’s approach in January last year, when Fed Chairman Jay Powell signaled he’d do whatever it took to keep the economy growing.

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Unlike the Soviet Union at a certain period in history, the Russian economy does not hold a candle to that of the United States.

Nothing in it was meant to change the basic operations of the capitalist economy or to intervene aggressively in class relations.

The economy has begun to add jobs, but the quality of those jobs is an increasing concern.

Sometimes a column has the economy and rhythm of a short story.

The rapid rise of the sharing economy is changing the way people around the world commute, shop, vacation, and borrow.

He wrote on law, medical jurisprudence and political economy, and translated Justinian and Broussais.

I have been admonished and instructed by the systematic economy which is practiced even in great houses.

Economy with the good old soul was a cardinal virtue, waste a deadly sin.

He published several volumes on political economy, and was much interested in statistics.

The economy of heat in smelting furnaces and in the arated steam-engine were bold means to large results.


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On this page you'll find 63 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to economy, such as: recession, abridgement, austerity, care, carefulness, and caution.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.