Definition of economically in English:

economically

Syllabification: ec·o·nom·i·cal·ly
Pronunciation: /ˌekəˈnämik(ə)lē, ˌēkə-
 
 
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adverb

  • 1In a way that relates to economics or finance: [sentence adverb]: the region is important economically
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    • The region was becoming more economically important for Australia, accounting for half its export markets.
    • Other indicators show the region slipping backwards both economically and socially.
    • That some taxpayers might welcome new taxes seems an economically dubious notion.
  • 1.1In a way that involves careful use of money or resources: the new building was erected as economically as possible
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    • Those who dare to take these steps will benefit from shared resources and live more economically.
    • Energy has to be used as economically as possible with regard to the preservation of nature, he explained.
    • It is incumbent therefore on all local authorities to operate as efficiently and economically as possible.
  • 1.2In a way that uses no more of something than is necessary: a précis aims to express a passage more economically
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    • In these three central symphonies, a large orchestra is used economically, with passages of delicacy and refinement akin to chamber music.

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