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geoeconomics Syllabification: ge·o·ec·o·nom·ics
Pronunciation: /ˌjēōˌekəˈnämiks/ /-ēkə-/

Definition of geoeconomics in English:

plural noun

[treated as singular]
1The study of the economic trends and conditions of the world’s countries and how they are related; economics considered on the broadest global scale.
Example sentences
  • A period of fixation with a new era of ‘geoeconomics’ illustrated the contrary viewpoint that the new economic balance of power was more closely knit than ever before.
  • The emergence of geoeconomics as the main determinant of interstate relations requires the availability of adequate naval power to secure sea lines of communication against interference or interdiction by hostile navies.
  • It is a book to be read by anyone who is interested in the emerging field of geoeconomics for money makes the world go around, but most people know little about it.
2The economic policies or conditions of a country as seen in a global perspective.

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