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adjective economic pronunciation in American English /ˌikəˈnɑmɪk/economic pronunciation in American English /ˌekəˈnɑmɪk/
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  1. 2
    not costing or spending much money

    We must assist our clients in the most economic way.

  2. 3
    making satisfactory profit from business activities

    We are going to have to make some cutbacks in order to continue to be economic.


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