geo-eco·​nom·​ics | \ ˌjē-ō-ˌe-kə-ˈnä-miks How to pronounce geo-economics (audio) , -ˌē-kə- \
variants: or less commonly geoeconomics

Definition of geo-economics

1 : the combination of economic and geographic factors relating to international trade
2 : a governmental policy guided by geoeconomics

Other Words from geo-economics

geo-economic \ ˌjē-​ō-​ˌe-​kə-​ˈnä-​mik How to pronounce geo-economics (audio) , -​ˌē-​kə-​ \ or less commonly geoeconomic adjective

Examples of geo-economics in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Second, the geoeconomics of it are complicated because a Russia which is faced with international isolation starts to compete with Iran in global oil and gas markets, in particular oil sales to China. CBS News, 21 Sep. 2022 President Clinton’s initial assumption was that geoeconomics had replaced geopolitics. Robert D. Kaplan, WSJ, 26 Aug. 2022

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First Known Use of geo-economics

1981, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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4 Oct 2022

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“Geo-economics.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 6 Oct. 2022.

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