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econometrics

[ih-kon-uh-me-triks]
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noun (used with a singular verb) Economics.
  1. the application of statistical and mathematical techniques in solving problems as well as in testing and demonstrating theories.

Origin of econometrics

First recorded in 1930–35; see origin at economy, metric2, -ics
Related formse·con·o·met·ric, e·con·o·met·ri·cal, adjectivee·con·o·me·tri·cian [ih-kon-uh-mi-trish-uh n] /ɪˌkɒn ə mɪˈtrɪʃ ən/, e·con·o·met·rist, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for econometrics

econometrics

noun
  1. (functioning as singular) the application of mathematical and statistical techniques to economic problems and theories
Derived Formseconometric or econometrical, adjectiveeconometrist (ˌiːkəˈnɒmətrɪst), noun
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