Definition of economic indicator in English:

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economic indicator

noun

A statistic used to gauge future trends in a nation’s economy.
Example sentences
  • Taiwan's economic planning body said yesterday that the nation's leading economic indicators for March hit a 15-year low.
  • But the really important trend is a leading economic indicator of returning prosperity if ever there was one: ‘Men's bags seem to be coming up to speed in terms of fashion, too.’
  • And all the leading economic indicators are trending upward.

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Syllabification: ec·o·nom·ic in·di·ca·tor

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