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Overview of adj economic

The adj economic has 5 senses? (first 3 from tagged texts)
1. (65) economic, economical

(of or relating to an economy, the system of production and management of material wealth; "economic growth"; "aspects of social, political, and economical life")

2. (5) economic

(of or relating to the science of economics; "economic theory")

3. (1) economic, economical

(using the minimum of time or resources necessary for effectiveness; "an economic use of home heating oil"; "a modern economical heating system"; "an economical use of her time")

4. economic

(concerned with worldly necessities of life (especially money); "he wrote the book primarily for economic reasons"; "gave up the large house for economic reasons"; "in economic terms they are very privileged")

5. economic

(financially rewarding; "it was no longer economic to keep the factory open"; "have to keep prices high enough to make it economic to continue the service")

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