Definitions for economy

Definitions for (noun) economy

Main entry: saving, economy

Definition: an act of economizing; reduction in cost

Usage: it was a small economy to walk to work every day; there was a saving of 50 cents

Main entry: thriftiness, economy

Definition: frugality in the expenditure of money or resources

Usage: the Scots are famous for their economy

Main entry: economy

Definition: the efficient use of resources

Usage: economy of effort

Main entry: economic system, economy

Definition: the system of production and distribution and consumption

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