geo-economics

noun

geo-eco·​nom·​ics ˌjē-ō-ˌe-kə-ˈnä-miks How to pronounce geo-economics (audio)
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variants or less commonly geoeconomics
1
: the combination of economic and geographic factors relating to international trade
2
: a governmental policy guided by geoeconomics
geo-economic adjective
or less commonly geoeconomic

Examples of geo-economics in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Jens Larsen is director of macro-geoeconomics at Eurasia Group, a political risk consultancy. Jens Larsen, CNN, 26 Oct. 2022 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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Word History

First Known Use

1981, in the meaning defined at sense 1

Time Traveler
The first known use of geo-economics was in 1981

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Cite this Entry

“Geo-economics.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/geo-economics. Accessed 16 Jul. 2024.

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