[ ek-uh-nom-ik-lee, ee-kuh- ]
/ ˌɛk əˈnɒm ɪk li, ˌi kə- /


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

First recorded in 1690–1700; economical + -ly Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2020

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British Dictionary definitions for economically

/ (ˌiːkəˈnɒmɪkəlɪ, ˌɛkə-) /


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