the economy


: the system in one's country of producing, buying, and selling goods
People are worried about (the state of) the economy.

Examples of the economy in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Trump said Brown, an Army veteran, will secure the border and grow the economy as Nevada's next Senator. Soo Rin Kim, ABC News, 10 June 2024 The week’s must-read: Voters believe Trump would handle the economy better than Biden. David Lauter, Los Angeles Times, 8 June 2024 Even with the economy suffering and millions of Ukrainians having fled the country, the sale of energy drinks in Ukraine has surged nearly 50 percent since the start of the war, according to industry surveys. Jeffrey Gettleman, New York Times, 8 June 2024 But as the conflict warps the economy, Nabiullina may increasingly find herself on the sidelines and overruled by the man who has the last word. Rachel Ventresca, Fortune Europe, 7 June 2024 See all Example Sentences for the economy 

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“The economy.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 23 Jun. 2024.

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