economy economy  /ɪ ˈkɑ nə mi/


  1. (n) the system of production and distribution and consumption
  2. (n) the efficient use of resources
  3. (n) frugality in the expenditure of money or resources
  4. (n) an act of economizing; reduction in cost

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  1. A glut of new studies arrive at the same conclusion: a weakening economy means less reliable health coverage, and children bear the brunt of the decline.
  2. The economy is showing consistent signs of improvement, but probably not enough to stop employers from cutting jobs or to keep the unemployment rate from rising.
  3. Hong Kong's economy is perking up, helped by Chinese tourists and closer links with the booming Pearl River Delta.


  1. Economy looks stronger, but DC's an obstacle

    Like a steam engine leaving the station, the American economy is gathering momentum: the wheels are turning, the engine is pumping and the engineers have opened the throttle full bore. If only Washington would get out of the way.
    on June 12, 2013     Source: NBC NEWS

  2. Bernanke: Economy still needs Fed's help

    The Federal Reserve's monetary stimulus is helping the U.S. economy recover, and the central bank needs to see further signs of traction before taking its foot off the gas, central bank chairman Ben Bernanke said on Wednesday.
    on June 12, 2013     Source: NBC NEWS

  3. Polish Economy Should Grow 2.5% in 2014 - PM Tusk

    Polish Economy Should Grow 2.5% in 2014 - PM Tusk
    on June 11, 2013     Source: Nasdaq

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  • "Now, more American consumers will have the chance to purchase newer, more fuel efficient cars and the American economy will continue to get a much-needed boost," President Obama said in a statement.
    on Aug 6, 2009 By: Barack Obama Source: CNN

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