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economical

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The tragedy of life is not so much what men suffer, but rather what they miss.
Thomas Carlyle
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English

Etymology

From economic + -al

Pronunciation

  • (UK) IPA: /ˌɛkəˈnɒmɪkəl/, SAMPA: /%Ek@"nQmIk@l/
  • (US) IPA: /ˌɛkəˈnɑmɪkəl/, SAMPA: /%Ek@"nAmIk@l/

Adjective

economical (comparative {{{1}}}, superlative {{{2}}})

Positive
economical

Comparative
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Superlative
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  1. Careful with money so as not to spend too much; prudent; thrifty.
  2. Relating to economy in any other sense.

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