- economically ec‧o‧nom‧i‧cally [ˌekəˈnɒmɪkli, ˌiː- ǁ -ˈnɑː-] adverb
• The country is in danger of collapsing economically and politically.
• an economically depressed area2. in a way that makes a profit:
• Electric cars are not yet economically viable (= possible to produce and sell with a profit ) .
• They are seeking new ways to produce the oil economically.3. in a way that uses time, money, goods etc carefully and without wasting any:
• We must use these resources economically.
* * *economically UK US /ˌiːkəˈnɒmɪkli/ /ekə-/ US /-ˈnɑːmɪ-/ adverb► ECONOMICS in a way that relates to a country's trade, industry, and money: »
Economically the country has been improving steadily these past ten years.economically depressed/backward/disadvantaged »
The neighborhood is one of Lexington's most economically depressed areas.»
economically powerful/prosperous/developed► ECONOMICS in a way that relates to making a profit: »
Is the service economically viable for providers?»
The project is no longer economically justified.»
What can we do to dramatically reduce emissions in an economically sustainable way?● economically active — Cf. economically active► in a way that does not use a lot of fuel, money, space, etc.: »
We need to deliver services much more economically.
Financial and business terms. 2012.
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Economically — E co*nom ic*al*ly, adv. With economy; with careful management; with prudence in expenditure. [1913 Webster] … The Collaborative International Dictionary of English
economically — ec|o|nom|i|cal|ly [ ,ikə namıkli, ,ekə namıkli ] adverb ** 1. ) in a careful way, so that there is very little waste: The average domestic heating system could be run much more economically. a ) in a way that does not cost much money: CHEAPLY:… … Usage of the words and phrases in modern English
economically */*/ — UK [ˌiːkəˈnɒmɪklɪ] / UK [ˌekəˈnɒmɪklɪ] / US [ˌɪkəˈnɑmɪklɪ] / US [ˌekəˈnɑmɪklɪ] adverb 1) a) relating to economics or to the economy of a particular country or region They dismiss the idea that high tax rates are economically harmful. Politically… … English dictionary
economically — ec|o|nom|i|cally [ˌekəˈnɔmıkli, ˌi: US ˈna: ] adv 1.) in a way that is related to systems of money, trade, or business ▪ In economically advanced countries, women marry later. [sentence adverb] ▪ Economically, capitalism has transformed societies … Dictionary of contemporary English
economically — adverb 1 in a way that is related to systems of money, trade, or business: In economically advanced countries, childbearing typically begins later in life. (sentence adverb): Economically and politically, they ve been disenfranchised. 2 in a way… … Longman dictionary of contemporary English
economically — /ek euh nom ik lee, ee keuh /, adv. 1. in a thrifty or frugal manner; with economy. 2. as regards the efficient use of income and wealth: economically feasible proposals. 3. as regards one s personal resources of money: He s quite well off… … Universalium
economically — adv. Economically is used with these adjectives: ↑active, ↑advantageous, ↑attractive, ↑backward, ↑bankrupt, ↑beneficial, ↑competitive, ↑damaging, ↑dependent, ↑depressed, ↑deprived, ↑ … Collocations dictionary
economically — [ˌekəˈnɒmɪkli] , [ˌiːkəˈnɒmɪkli] adv 1) relating to the economy or to money Politically and economically, the country is going through enormous changes.[/ex] 2) done so that not much is wasted or little money is spent We aim to do the job as… … Dictionary for writing and speaking English
economically — adverb 1. with respect to economic science (Freq. 3) economically this proposal makes no sense • Derived from adjective: ↑economic 2. in an economical manner • Derived from adjective: ↑economic 3. with respect to the economic system … Useful english dictionary
economically — economical ► ADJECTIVE 1) giving good value or return in relation to the resources used or money spent. 2) sparing in the use of resources or money. ● economical with the truth Cf. ↑economical with the truth DERIVATIVES economically adverb … English terms dictionary