noun, plural e·con·o·mies.
- the divine plan for humanity, from creation through redemption to final beatitude.
- the method of divine administration, as at a particular time or for a particular race.
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Origin of economy
OTHER WORDS FROM economynon·e·con·o·my, noun, plural non·e·con·o·mies.sub·e·con·o·my, noun, plural sub·e·con·o·mies.su·per·e·con·o·my, noun, plural su·per·e·con·o·mies.
Words nearby economy
Example sentences from the Web for economy
“I think whether it’s the economy or the coronavirus, former vice president Biden, he’s proven he wants to root against American prosperity for his own political gain,” Wenstrup said.Trump contradicts CDC director on vaccine; Biden says Americans shouldn’t trust Trump|Colby Itkowitz, Felicia Sonmez, John Wagner|September 16, 2020|Washington Post
The latest spot from the president's campaign hands the microphone to a woman, never named, who says confidently that Joe Biden could “never handle the economy after covid.”
Then we started to see a slow growth of travel in different areas of the economy.Are you ready to start traveling for work again? TripActions’ CEO is banking on it|Michal Lev-Ram, writer|September 15, 2020|Fortune
When girls go to school, economies grow and public health improves.Malala Yousafzai tells the business community: Education is the best way to guard against future crises|Michal Lev-Ram, writer|September 15, 2020|Fortune
It’s a mistake that recalls the firm’s approach in January last year, when Fed Chairman Jay Powell signaled he’d do whatever it took to keep the economy growing.The losses continue to pile up for hedge fund king Ray Dalio|Bernhard Warner|September 15, 2020|Fortune
Unlike the Soviet Union at a certain period in history, the Russian economy does not hold a candle to that of the United States.
Nothing in it was meant to change the basic operations of the capitalist economy or to intervene aggressively in class relations.
The economy has begun to add jobs, but the quality of those jobs is an increasing concern.
Sometimes a column has the economy and rhythm of a short story.
The rapid rise of the sharing economy is changing the way people around the world commute, shop, vacation, and borrow.Why Do ‘Progressives’ Want to Ban Uber and AirBnB?|Adam Thierer, Christopher Koopman|December 30, 2014|DAILY BEAST
He wrote on law, medical jurisprudence and political economy, and translated Justinian and Broussais.
I have been admonished and instructed by the systematic economy which is practiced even in great houses.Glances at Europe|Horace Greeley
Economy with the good old soul was a cardinal virtue, waste a deadly sin.
He published several volumes on political economy, and was much interested in statistics.
The economy of heat in smelting furnaces and in the arated steam-engine were bold means to large results.Life of Richard Trevithick, Volume II (of 2)|Francis Trevithick
British Dictionary definitions for economy
noun plural -mies
- the complex of human activities concerned with the production, distribution, and consumption of goods and services
- a particular type or branch of such production, distribution, and consumptiona socialist economy; an agricultural economy
- a class of travel in aircraft, providing less luxurious accommodation than first class at a lower fare
- (as modifier)economy class