eco·​nom·​i·​cal·​ly | \ˌe-kə-ˈnä-mi-k(ə-)lē, ˌē-kə-\

Definition of economically 

: in an economic or economical manner

Examples of economically in a Sentence

a way to economically heat your house She writes simply and economically.

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While one group may be just getting started financially, the other could be fine economically but concerned about the ability to maintain a big house and yard and navigate stairs now or in the future, real estate professionals says. Paul Gores, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, "Millennials, baby boomers are in the market for the same homes," 25 June 2018 Think of the costs, both economically and in the championship. Jim Ayello, Indianapolis Star, "Insider: IndyCar is just too dangerous for nasty rivalries," 7 July 2018 One perceptive Italian remarked that the world needs an America that’s economically and militarily strong. Karl Rove, WSJ, "Can Trump and Europe Cut a Deal?," 4 July 2018 Walleye, a culturally, economically and ecologically important fish, are in trouble across much of its native range in the Badger State as well as Minnesota. Paul A. Smith, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, "Smith: Can the walleye population rebound in McDermott Lake if bass and panfish are reduced?," 30 June 2018 Good for the region For the region and its residents, Dakich's proposal could be beneficial economically and environmentally. Karen Caffarini, Post-Tribune, "Data center hopes to rise from ashes of defunct Hammond power plant," 22 June 2018 The country’s relative isolation in the South Pacific and almost a decade of continuous growth mean its seen as a haven by some, both economically and in terms of security. Tracy Withers,, "New Zealand Goes Cool on Migrants Just When It Needs Them Most," 27 May 2018 Petro's left-leaning campaign has emphasized the need to address social and economic inequality in Colombia, which, with its 28% poverty rate, is one of Latin America's most economically and socially unequal countries. Chris Kraul,, "Colombia's presidential election could signal end of peace pact with former FARC rebels, analysts say," 26 May 2018 Both economically and diplomatically, a trade war with China would be about as sure a winner as the Trump Taj Mahal. Jonah Shepp, Daily Intelligencer, "Trump Doubles Down on a Trade War He Can’t Win," 6 Apr. 2018

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1603, in the meaning defined above

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English Language Learners Definition of economically

: in a way that relates to an economy

: in an economical way

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