catallactics

noun plural but singular in construction
cat·​al·​lac·​tics | \ ˌkatᵊlˈaktiks \

Definition of catallactics

: political economy as the science of exchanges

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History and Etymology for catallactics

Greek katallakt- (from katallassein to exchange, from kata- cata- + allassein to change, from allos other) + English -ics

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“Catallactics.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/catallactics. Accessed 29 Nov. 2020.

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