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1       adj   Economic means concerned with the organization of the money, industry, and trade of a country, region, or society.  
usu ADJ n  
...Poland's radical economic reforms..., The pace of economic growth is picking up.     
  economically      adv   ADV adj/-ed, ADV after v, ADV with cl  
...an economically depressed area..., Economically and politically, this affair couldn't come at a worse time.     
2       adj   If something is economic, it produces a profit.   (=profitable)  
The new system may be more economic but will lead to a decline in programme quality.     


socio-economic      , socioeconomic  
Socio-economic circumstances or developments involve a combination of social and economic factors.      adj   ADJ n  
Suicide is often connected with socio-economic deprivation.     
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n.
an acronym sometimes used by economic analysts referring to Portugal, Italy, Greece and Spain
Called PIIGS when it includes Ireland
n.
economic player that both produces and consumes a good or service
portmanteau word: producer + consumer. Linked to mass costumisation
n.
When economic outlook remains uncertain, top management complains about the parsimony of expense reimbursements. Shareholders will not look kindly to executives flying helicopters or first-class international flights unrestrained. chenrong.hubpages.com
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