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socioeconomic

adjective so·cio·eco·nom·ic \-ˌe-kə-ˈnä-mik, -ˌē-kə-\

: of, relating to, or involving a combination of social and economic factors

Full Definition of SOCIOECONOMIC

:  of, relating to, or involving a combination of social and economic factors
so·cio·eco·nom·i·cal·ly \-mi-k(ə-)lē\ adverb

Examples of SOCIOECONOMIC

  1. Their socioeconomic backgrounds are very different.

First Known Use of SOCIOECONOMIC

1883

Other Sociology Terms

bourgeois, ethos, eugenics, exurb, incommunicado, intelligentsia, megalopolis, metrosexual, mores, subculture

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