from The Century Dictionary.

  • As regards the production, distribution, and use of wealth; as regards the means by which human needs and comforts are supplied.
  • With economy; with frugality or moderation.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • adverb With economy; with careful management; with prudence in expenditure.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • adverb manner In an economical manner; not wastefully; not extravagantly; prudently.
  • adverb domain From the perspective of economics or an economy.
  • adverb theology According to divine economy.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adverb with respect to the economic system
  • adverb in an economical manner
  • adverb with respect to economic science


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economic +‎ -ally


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