economic

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

adjective

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Origin of economic

1585–95; (< Middle French economique) < Latin oeconomicus < Greek oikonomikós relating to household management, equivalent to oikonóm(os) steward (oîko(s) house + nómos manager) + -ikos -ic

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British Dictionary definitions for non-economic

economic
/ (ˌiːkəˈnɒmɪk, ˌɛkə-) /

adjective

of or relating to an economy, economics, or financeeconomic development; economic theories
British capable of being produced, operated, etc, for profit; profitablethe firm is barely economic
concerning or affecting material resources or welfareeconomic pests
concerned with or relating to the necessities of life; utilitarian
a variant of economical
informal inexpensive; cheap
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