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  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Economics  \E`co*nom"ics\,  n.  [Gr.  ?,  equiv.  to  ?  ?.  See 
  {Economic}.] 
  1.  The  science  of  household  affairs,  or  of  domestic 
  management. 
 
  2.  Political  economy;  the  science  of  the  utilities  or  the 
  useful  application  of  wealth  or  material  resources.  See 
  {Political  economy},  under  {Political}.  ``In  politics  and 
  economics.''  --V.  Knox. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  economics 
  n  :  the  branch  of  social  science  that  deals  with  the  production 
  and  distribution  and  consumption  of  goods  and  services 
  and  their  management  [syn:  {economic  science},  {political 
  economy}] 




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