ec|o|nom|i|cally [ˌekəˈnɔmıkli, ˌi:- US -ˈna:-] adv
1.) in a way that is related to systems of money, trade, or business
In economically advanced countries, women marry later.
[sentence adverb]
Economically, capitalism has transformed societies.
2.) in a way that uses money, goods, time etc without wasting any
We produce food as economically as possible.
Small trees use space in the garden economically.

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