mi·​cro·​eco·​nom·​ics | \ -ˌe-kə-ˈnä-miks How to pronounce microeconomics (audio) , -ˌē-kə-\

Definition of microeconomics

: a study of economics in terms of individual areas of activity (such as a firm) — compare macroeconomics

Other Words from microeconomics

microeconomic \ -​ˈnä-​mik How to pronounce microeconomic (audio) \ adjective
microeconomist \ -​i-​ˈkä-​nə-​mist How to pronounce microeconomist (audio) \ noun

First Known Use of microeconomics

1943, in the meaning defined above

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English Language Learners Definition of microeconomics

: the study of the economic decisions and actions of individual people, companies, etc.

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