Meaning of ECONOMICS in English
/ ˌiːkəˈnɒmɪks; ˌekə-; NAmE -ˈnɑːm-/ noun
[ U ] the study of how a society organizes its money, trade and industry :
He studied politics and economics at Yale.
Keynsian / Marxist economics
—see also home economics
[ pl. , U ] the way in which money influences, or is organized within an area of business or society :
The economics of the project are very encouraging.
late 16th cent. (denoting the science of household management): from economic + the plural suffix -s , originally on the pattern of Greek ta oikonomika (plural), the name of a treatise by Aristotle. Current senses date from the late 18th cent.
Oxford Advanced Learner's English Dictionary. Оксфордский английский словарь для изучающик язык на продвинутом уровне. 2005