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[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
1690-1700; economical + -ly Unabridged
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  • It stagnated economically for the next half century.
  • The economically inclined can have several varieties of cards printed from one plate.
  • Paintings and more economically-priced handicrafts are sold in the adjoining plazas.
  • Focus on encouraging pride and self worth for a race which has contributed economically,socially, and politically.
  • They must be able to effectively and economically publish and present their findings.
  • economically, there have been two welcome results thus far.
  • Another part is contributing socially and economically valuable activity to the common good.
  • Politically and economically, it verges on being a failed state.
  • economically speaking, this has many obvious bad results.
  • Those who complete a higher education still do better economically.
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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