subeconomy

noun sub·econ·o·my \ ˌsəb-i-ˈkä-nə-mē , -ə- , -ē- \
variants: or sub-economy
Updated on: 15 Nov 2017

Definition of subeconomy

plural subeconomies or sub-economies
:an economic system that is part of a larger economy
  • the subeconomy of transient workers

First Known Use of subeconomy

1939


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