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economy British & World English

The state of a country or region in terms of the production and consumption of goods and services and the supply of money

new economy British & World English

New industries, such as biotechnology or the Internet, that are characterized by cutting-edge technology and high growth

black economy British & World English

The part of a country’s economic activity which is unrecorded and untaxed by its government

economy-size British & World English

Of a size which offers a large quantity for a proportionally lower cost

false economy British & World English

An apparent financial saving that in fact leads to greater expenditure

mixed economy British & World English

An economic system combining private and state enterprise

siege economy British & World English

An economy in which import controls are imposed and the export of capital is curtailed

bubble economy British & World English

An economy undergoing an unsustainable boom, especially that of in Japan in the late 1980s

command economy British & World English

another term for planned economy.

managed economy British & World English

An economy in which the framework and general policies are regulated by the government

peasant economy British & World English

An agricultural economy in which the family is the basic unit of production

planned economy British & World English

An economy in which production, investment, prices, and incomes are determined centrally by the government

shadow economy British & World English

Illicit economic activity existing alongside a country’s official economy, e.g. black market transactions and undeclared work

service economy British & World English

An economy or the sector of an economy that is based on trade in services

political economy British & World English

Economics as a branch of knowledge or academic discipline

knowledge economy British & World English

An economy in which growth is dependent on the quantity, quality, and accessibility of the information available, rather than the means of production

economy of scale in economy British & World English

A proportionate saving in costs gained by an increased level of production

economy of scope in economy British & World English

A proportionate saving gained by producing two or more distinct goods, when the cost of doing so is less than that of producing each separately

economy of scale British & World English

A proportionate saving in costs gained by an increased level of production

economy of scope British & World English

A proportionate saving gained by producing two or more distinct goods, when the cost of doing so is less than that of producing each separately

economy-class syndrome British & World English

Deep-vein thrombosis said to be caused by periods of prolonged immobility on long-haul flights

underground economy British & World English

North American term for black economy.

social market economy British & World English

An economic system based on a free market operated in conjunction with state provision for those unable to work, such as elderly or unemployed people

macroeconomy British & World English

A large-scale economic system

economy class in economy British & World English

The cheapest class of air or rail travel

economy-sized in economy-size British & World English

Of a size which offers a large quantity for a proportionally lower cost

tiger economy in tiger British & World English

A dynamic economy of one of the smaller East Asian countries, especially that of Singapore, Taiwan, or South Korea

economy English Thesaurus

the nation's economy

economy English-Spanish

economía f

false economy English-Spanish

falso ahorro

economy-size English-Spanish

(de) tamaño familiar, (de) tamaño económico

mixed economy English-Spanish

economía f mixta

tiger economy English-Spanish

economía f emergente, economía

command economy English-Spanish

economía f dirigida

managed economy English-Spanish

economía f dirigida

political economy English-Spanish

economía f política

knowledge economy English-Spanish

economía f del conocimiento

economy-class syndrome English-Spanish

síndrome m de la clase turista

underground economy English-Spanish

economía, economía f sumergida Esp

economy-sized in economy-size English-Spanish

(de) tamaño familiar, (de) tamaño económico

market economy in market English-Spanish

economía f de mercado


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