[ mak-roh-ek-uh-nom-iks, -ee-kuh- ]
/ ˌmæk roʊˌɛk əˈnɒm ɪks, -ˌi kə- /
noun (used with a singular verb)
the branch of economics dealing with the broad and general aspects of an economy, as the relationship between the income and investments of a country as a whole.
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OTHER WORDS FROM macroeconomicsmac·ro·ec·o·nom·ic, adjectivemac·ro·e·con·o·mist [mak-roh-i-kon-uh-mist], /ˌmæk roʊ ɪˈkɒn ə mɪst/, noun
Words nearby macroeconomics
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British Dictionary definitions for macroeconomics
/ (ˌmækrəʊˌiːkəˈnɒmɪks, -ˌɛk-) /
(functioning as singular) the branch of economics concerned with aggregates, such as national income, consumption, and investmentCompare microeconomics
Derived forms of macroeconomicsmacroeconomic, adjective
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Cultural definitions for macroeconomics
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