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economically

[ ek-uh-nom-ik-lee, ee-kuh- ]
/ ˌɛk əˈnɒm ɪk li, ˌi kə- /
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adverb
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.
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Origin of economically

First recorded in 1690–1700; economical + -ly
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British Dictionary definitions for economically

economically
/ (ˌiːkəˈnɒmɪkəlɪ, ˌɛkə-) /

adverb
with economy or thrift; without waste
with regard to the economy of a person, country, etc
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