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economy

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  • n.经济;节约;经济制度;节省
  • Web经济性;经济型;经济学
Plural Form:economies  
Economy
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n.
1.
[c]
经济;经济情况;经济结构the relationship between production, trade and the supply of money in a particular country or region
The economy is in recession.
经济处于衰退之中。
the world economy
世界经济
a market economy(= one in which the price is fixed according to both cost and demand)
市场经济
2.
[c]
(就经济体制而言)国家;经济制度a country, when you are thinking about its economic system
Ireland was one of the fastest-growing economies in Western Europe in the 1990s.
在 20 世纪 90 年代爱尔兰是西欧经济发展最快的国家之一。
3.
[c][u]
节约;节省;节俭the use of the time, money, etc. that is available in a way that avoids waste
We need to make substantial economies.
我们需要厉行节约。
It's a false economy to buy cheap clothes(= it seems cheaper but it is not really since they do not last very long) .
买便宜衣服实际上划不来。
She writes with a great economy of words(= using only the necessary words) .
她写作文字非常简练。
We're on an economy drive at home(= trying to avoid waste and spend as little money as possible) .
我们正在家里实行勤俭节约。
Buy the large economy pack(= the one that gives you better value for money) .
买大包的实惠装吧。
to fly economy (class)(= by the cheapest class of air travel)
乘坐经济舱
an economy fare(= the cheapest)
经济舱票价

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