economics

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noun, plural in form but singular or plural in construction eco·nom·ics \ˌe-kə-ˈnä-miks, ˌē-kə-\

Definition of economics

  1. 1a :  a social science concerned chiefly with description and analysis of the production, distribution, and consumption of goods and servicesb :  economic theory, principles, or practices sound economics

  2. 2 :  economic aspect or significance the economics of building a new stadium

  3. 3 :  economic conditions current economics

First Known Use of economics

1792



ECONOMICS Defined for English Language Learners

economics

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Definition of economics for English Language Learners

  • : a science concerned with the process or system by which goods and services are produced, sold, and bought

  • : the part of something that relates to money


ECONOMICS Defined for Kids

economics

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noun plural eco·nom·ics \ˌe-kə-ˈnä-miks, ˌē-\

Definition of economics for Students

  1. :  the science concerned with the making, selling, and using of goods and services Hint: Economics can be used as a singular or a plural in writing and speaking.



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