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1. theory-based

adjective. based in theory rather than experiment.

Synonyms

  • theoretic

Antonyms

  • applied
  • data-based

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2. economic

adjective. ['ˌɛkəˈnɑːmɪk, ˌiːkəˈnɑːmɪk'] of or relating to an economy, the system of production and management of material wealth.

Antonyms

  • ineffective

Etymology

  • -ic (English)
  • -ique (French)
  • economy (English)
  • oeconomia (Latin)

3. economic

adjective. ['ˌɛkəˈnɑːmɪk, ˌiːkəˈnɑːmɪk'] using the minimum of time or resources necessary for effectiveness.

Synonyms

  • economical

Antonyms

  • heavenly
  • sacred

Etymology

  • -ic (English)
  • -ique (French)
  • economy (English)
  • oeconomia (Latin)

4. economic

adjective. ['ˌɛkəˈnɑːmɪk, ˌiːkəˈnɑːmɪk'] concerned with worldly necessities of life (especially money).

Synonyms

  • temporal
  • secular

Antonyms

  • permanent
  • pious
  • clergy

Etymology

  • -ic (English)
  • -ique (French)
  • economy (English)
  • oeconomia (Latin)

5. economic

adjective. ['ˌɛkəˈnɑːmɪk, ˌiːkəˈnɑːmɪk'] financially rewarding.

Antonyms

  • naive

Etymology

  • -ic (English)
  • -ique (French)
  • economy (English)
  • oeconomia (Latin)

6. M-theory

noun. (particle physics) a theory that involves an eleven-dimensional universe in which the weak and strong forces and gravity are unified and to which all the string theories belong.

Synonyms

  • theoretical account
  • string theory
  • framework

Antonyms

  • unworthy

7. theory

noun. ['ˈθɪri, ˈθiːɝi'] a well-substantiated explanation of some aspect of the natural world; an organized system of accepted knowledge that applies in a variety of circumstances to explain a specific set of phenomena.

Synonyms

  • structural anthropology
  • reductionism
  • atomic theory
  • holistic theory
  • law of nature
  • theory of preformation
  • possibility
  • atomist theory
  • field theory
  • law
  • scientific theory
  • explanation
  • atomism
  • atomistic theory
  • preformation
  • holism
  • hypothesis
  • blastogenesis
  • structural sociology
  • economic theory

Antonyms

  • atomism
  • corpuscular theory of light
  • wave theory
  • wave theory of light

Etymology

  • theoria (Latin)
  • θεωρία (Ancient Greek (to 1453))

8. theory

noun. ['ˈθɪri, ˈθiːɝi'] a tentative insight into the natural world; a concept that is not yet verified but that if true would explain certain facts or phenomena.

Synonyms

  • supposition
  • historicism
  • hypothesis
  • possibility
  • conception
  • model
  • theoretical account
  • supposal
  • concept
  • gemmule
  • framework
  • speculation
  • conjecture
  • construct
  • assumption

Antonyms

  • synthesis
  • impossible
  • impossibility
  • nonexistence

Etymology

  • theoria (Latin)
  • θεωρία (Ancient Greek (to 1453))

9. theory

noun. ['ˈθɪri, ˈθiːɝi'] a belief that can guide behavior.

Synonyms

  • egoism
  • jumble
  • patchwork
  • belief

Antonyms

  • possible
  • nonbeing
  • civil law
  • international law

Etymology

  • theoria (Latin)
  • θεωρία (Ancient Greek (to 1453))

Example sentences of the word economic-theory


1. Noun Phrase
By including implicit cost as part of the equation for reaching your profit goals, managerial economic theory encourages you to consider a variety of different strategies and settle on the most effective route for your business.

2. Noun Phrase
In economic theory, if the interest rates in one country increase, then the currency value of that country will increase as a reaction.

3. Noun Phrase
Understanding this debate is important because it provides insight into the rationale behind policy decisions and helps inform the conversation of macroeconomic theory.

4. Noun Phrase
The concept of managerial economics is basically an offshoot from microeconomic theory, which focuses on the individual behaviors of consumers and businesses.

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