Online Google Dictionary

economic 中文解釋 wordnet sense Collocation Usage Collins Definition
Font size:

Of or relating to economics or the economy,
  1. Of or relating to economics or the economy
    • - the government's economic policy
    • - pest species of great economic importance
  2. (of a subject) Considered in relation to trade, industry, and the creation of wealth
    • - economic history
  3. Justified in terms of profitability
    • - many organizations must become larger if they are to remain economic
  4. Requiring fewer resources or costing less money
    • - solar power may provide a more economic solution

  1. of or relating to an economy, the system of production and management of material wealth; "economic growth"; "aspects of social, political, and economical life"
  2. of or relating to the science of economics; "economic theory"
  3. concerned with worldly necessities of life (especially money); "he wrote the book primarily for economic reasons"; "gave up the large house for economic reasons"; "in economic terms they are very privileged"
  4. financially rewarding; "it was no longer economic to keep the factory open"; "have to keep prices high enough to make it economic to continue the service"
  5. (economics) the branch of social science that deals with the production and distribution and consumption of goods and services and their management
  6. (economy) the efficient use of resources; "economy of effort"
  7. The Economic was a British three wheeled cyclecar made from 1919 to 1922 by Economic Motors of Wells Street, London, W1. It was, at £60, almost certainly the cheapest car on the British market at the time.
  8. (Economics (Aristotle)) Economics (or Oeconomica) is a work that has been ascribed to Aristotle. It is usually attributed, by modern scholars, to a student of Aristotle, or to a student of his successor TheophrastusPomeroy, Sarah B.(1995). Oeconomicus: A Social and Historical Commentary, p. 68. ...
  9. (Economics (textbook)) Economics is an influential introductory textbook by American economists Paul Samuelson and William Nordhaus. It was first published in 1948, and has appeared in nineteen different editions, the most recent in 2010. ...
  10. (Economy (Eastern Orthodoxy)) In short, economia is discretionary deviation from the letter of the law in order to adhere to the spirit of the law and charity. This is in contrast to legalism, or akribia (Greek: ακριβεια)--strict adherence to the letter of the law of the church.
  11. (Economy (Thoreau)) Walden (first published as Walden; or, Life in the Woods) is an American book written by noted Transcendentalist Henry David Thoreau. The work is part personal declaration of independence, social experiment, voyage of spiritual discovery, and manual for self reliance.
  12. pertaining to an economy; frugal; cheap (in the sense of representing good value); economical; pertaining to the study of money and its movement
  13. (economically) people need to be free to innovate. International competition is fierce, so countries with high labour-costs need to be clever if they want to sustain their standard-of-living. And cleverness has to be continually reinvented;
  14. (Economics) the study of how society manages, or allocates, its scarce resources
  15. (Economics) This can be defined as the best way to allot scarce resources. It deals with trying to satisfy unlimited wants but with limited resources.
  16. (Economics) The study of how men and society choose resources which have alternative uses, to produce various commodities over time and distribute them for consumption, now and in the future, among various people and groups in society.
  17. (Economics) A theoretical science which provides a comprehension of the meaning and relevance of purposive (conscious) human actions. It is not about things and material objects; it is about the meanings and actions of men. ...
  18. (Economics) Economists themselves use the ceteris paribus clause. Expression such as “ceteris paribus” and “other things being equal” are commonly used in textbooks—often they are explicated in a special section (Cf. ...
  19. (Economics) Examines the allocation of scarce resources among competing wants. Explores the principles of supply and demand and how prices are determined. ...
  20. (Economics) Here we learn about how trade, industry and money is organised in the world.
  21. (Economics) Pertaining to finances; affecting or apt to affect the welfare of material resources.
  22. (Economics) Science that offers partial understanding of large scale transformation. Emphasis on the role of markets. Substantial underestimation of the role of planning and management.
  23. (Economics) The cost of electricity represents the bottom line for commercial fusion reactor. It is influenced by most of the other parameters discussed above and would be the ultimate economic measure.
  24. (Economics) The science that is justly charged with proving that massive government intervention in the “free market” and every conceivable leftist wealth redistribution scheme will lead to the right kind of spending and greater societal gains than allowing citizens to selfishly keep the “fruits ...
  25. (Economics) The study of the actions of market based systems of production.