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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

Managing one's resources with care and without waste; thrifty.

Usage examples (39)
  • A "spare no expense" approach is not the most economical way to manage one's money.
  • An economical meal
  • Not only is it obsolete in economical terms but it's obsolete also in physical terms.
  • They rely heavily on people from a certain economical and social disadvantage, to fill their ranks. for more
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  • The poor "economic" (refers to the management of income, production, distribution, and consumption) performance of the state forced residents to live more "economical" (thrifty, efficient) lifestyles.
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