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American English: /ˌɛkəˈnɑmɪk/
, /ˌikəˈnɑmɪk/
British English: /ˌiːkəˈnɒmɪk/
, /ɛkəˈnɒmɪk/

Translation of economic in Spanish:


  • 1.1
    key economic indicators
    los indicadores económicos claves
    economic aid
    ayuda (feminine) económica
    economic forecast
    previsiones (feminine plural) económicas
    economic geography
    geografía (feminine) económica
    an economic miracle
    un milagro económico
    economic refugee
    inmigrante económico, (-ca) (masculine, feminine)
    economic sanctions
    sanciones (feminine plural) económicas
    economic warfare
    guerra (feminine) económica
    Example sentences
    • Negotiations have been complicated by court rulings over economic policy.
    • The two political leaders conduct their argument on the margins of economic policy.
    • Getting the public finances back into balance must be a key objective of economic policy.
    1.2 (profitable)
    (British English)
    to charge an economic rent
    cobrar un alquiler rentable
    Example sentences
    • The recipe of conditions that will make collaboration economic must have not yet come together.
    • It is, of course, part of the problem that we do not have an economic immigration policy.
    Example sentences
    • Many car parks are going because high land prices make building flats more economic.

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