- in a thrifty or frugal manner; with economy.
- as regards the efficient use of income and wealth: economically feasible proposals.
- as regards one's personal resources of money: He's quite well off economically.
Origin of economically
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Examples from the Web for economically
In the old days, drenched in racism as the South was, it was economically populist.Dems, It’s Time to Dump Dixie
December 8, 2014
The United States emerged as the true victor of World War I in every sense: militarily, economically and morally.How WWI Produced the Holocaust
November 21, 2014
But beyond the strict realm of national security, the Arctic is becoming increasingly important to Russia economically.Russia Preps Its North Pole Invasion
November 8, 2014
You have such a large portion of students who are economically disadvantaged, and you still turn out a success story every year.
Many, especially those who come from an economically disadvantaged background, still face a glass ceiling.
Economically and politically, it lives very much in the present.The Lonely Way--Intermezzo--Countess Mizzie
Communities have been chaotic, socially, economically, and educationally.Rural Life and the Rural School
Economically she was, as we saw, tied hand and foot to Germany.England and Germany
Emile Joseph Dillon
Slowly, economically, he got dressed and forced himself to walk.The Prussian Officer
D. H. Lawrence
This would be physically, economically, morally, better for the nation.No Animal Food
Rupert H. Wheldon
- with economy or thrift; without waste
- with regard to the economy of a person, country, etc
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