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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

Frugality in the expenditure of money or resources; The efficient use of resources; The system of production and distribution and consumption.

Usage examples (41)
  • I place economy among the first and important virtues, and public debt as the greatest of dangers.
  • economy of effort
  • It was a small economy to walk to work every day
  • The Scots are famous for their economy for more
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