Translation of economy in Spanish:

economy

Pronunciation: /ɪˈkɑːnəmi; ɪˈkɒnəmi/

n (plural -mies)

  • 1 countable/numerable 1.1 (economic state of country) economía (feminine) the economy is picking up la economía se está recuperando the state of the economy la situación económica
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    • The slowing global economy has weakened demand for Japan's high-technology exports, causing manufacturers to cut production and workers.
    • The global capitalist economy remains the most important transnational force in the world today.
    • Economically, coffee production came to dominate as Colombian insertion into the world market economy depended on this export commodity.
    1.2 (economic system) economía (feminine) a mixed/market economy una economía mixta/de mercado
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    • As always, it's a much neater and efficient system than a centralized economy.
    • Overnight, it could become the delivery system of the digital economy.
    • It was an arrangement that covered most people, but with Deng Xiaoping's move to a market economy, the system was doomed.
  • 2 2.1 countable/numerable (saving) to make economies ahorrar, hacer* economía(s) economies of scale economías (feminine plural) de escala 2.2 uncountable/no numerable (thrift) economía (feminine) a model noted for its fuel economy un modelo que (se) destaca por su bajo consumo de gasolina economy of language/effort economía de lenguaje/esfuerzo (before noun/delante del nombre) [size] familiar to fly economy class volar* en clase turista we're on an economy drive o [colloquial/familiar] kick estamos tratando de ahorrar economy pack envase (masculine) económico or familiar
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    • As well as excellent fuel economy it also allows the company driver to avoid the three per cent benefit in kind diesel surcharge.
    • In the auto-shift mode the system chooses the most logical gear for engine speed and fuel economy at any time.
    • GM estimates that direct injection can improve gas engine fuel economy by 10 percent.
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    • Skill, in any sport, is the ability of the player to execute a technique with economy of effort.
    • Despite his miss, Sheringham was still one of the better players in claret and blue, achieved, as always, with great economy of effort.
    • What marks out Benaud's commentary is not just his absolute economy of words, but his unerring eye for a story.

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