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econometrics

[ih-kon-uh-me-triks] /ɪˌkɒn əˈmɛ trɪks/
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
1930-1935
First recorded in 1930-35; See origin at economy, metric2, -ics
Related forms
econometric, econometrical, adjective
econometrician
[ih-kon-uh-mi-trish-uh n] /ɪˌkɒn ə mɪˈtrɪʃ ən/ (Show IPA),
econometrist, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for econometrics

econometrics

/ɪˌkɒnəˈmɛtrɪks/
noun
1.
(functioning as sing) the application of mathematical and statistical techniques to economic problems and theories
Derived Forms
econometric, econometrical, adjective
econometrist (ˌiːkəˈnɒmətrɪst) noun
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