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economically

[ek-uh-nom-ik-lee, ee-kuh-] /ˌɛk əˈnɒm ɪk li, ˌi kə-/
adverb
1.
in a thrifty or frugal manner; with economy.
2.
as regards the efficient use of income and wealth:
economically feasible proposals.
3.
as regards one's personal resources of money:
He's quite well off economically.
Origin of economically
1690-1700
1690-1700; economical + -ly
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  • I need hardly say I have seen the folly of my old ways, and am determined to live carefully and economically in future.

    My Friend Smith Talbot Baines Reed
  • Communities have been chaotic, socially, economically, and educationally.

  • Miss Barton has done a splendid work, sensibly and economically managed.

  • economically she was, as we saw, tied hand and foot to Germany.

    England and Germany Emile Joseph Dillon
  • Such a plan must include all of the economically essential portions of the world.

    The Next Step Scott Nearing
British Dictionary definitions for economically

economically

/ˌiːkəˈnɒmɪkəlɪ; ˌɛkə-/
adverb
1.
with economy or thrift; without waste
2.
with regard to the economy of a person, country, etc
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