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Definitions for economical
ˌɛk əˈnɒm ɪ kəl, ˌi kə-eco·nom·i·cal

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. economic, economicaladjective

    using the minimum of time or resources necessary for effectiveness

    "an economic use of home heating oil"; "a modern economical heating system"; "an economical use of her time"

  2. economic, economicaladjective

    of or relating to an economy, the system of production and management of material wealth

    "economic growth"; "aspects of social, political, and economical life"

  3. economical, frugal, scotch, sparing, stintingadjective

    avoiding waste

    "an economical meal"; "an economical shopper"; "a frugal farmer"; "a frugal lunch"; "a sparing father and a spending son"; "sparing in their use of heat and light"; "stinting in bestowing gifts"; "thrifty because they remember the great Depression"; "`scotch' is used only informally"

Wiktionary

  1. economicaladjective

    Careful with money so as not to spend too much; prudent; thrifty.

    Etymology: From economic + -al

  2. economicaladjective

    Relating to economy in any other sense.

    Etymology: From economic + -al

Webster Dictionary

  1. Economicaladjective

    pertaining to the household; domestic

  2. Economicaladjective

    relating to domestic economy, or to the management of household affairs

  3. Economicaladjective

    managing with frugality; guarding against waste or unnecessary expense; careful and frugal in management and in expenditure; -- said of character or habits

  4. Economicaladjective

    managed with frugality; not marked with waste or extravagance; frugal; -- said of acts; saving; as, an economical use of money or of time

  5. Economicaladjective

    relating to the means of living, or the resources and wealth of a country; relating to political economy; as, economic purposes; economical truths

  6. Economicaladjective

    regulative; relating to the adaptation of means to an end

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of economical in Chaldean Numerology is: 3

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of economical in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9

Examples of economical in a Sentence

  1. Hassan Rouhani:

    The fall of the oil prices is not just something ordinary and economical, this is not due to only global recession, the main reason for it is (a) political conspiracy by certain countries against the interest of the region and the Islamic world and it is only in the interest of some other countries.

  2. Andrae Rupprechter:

    Should other countries present similar subsidy plans, we will fight these in court, giving preference to nuclear power is unacceptable. Nuclear energy is neither safe nor economical. A lawsuit may also make potential investors hesitant.

  3. Huang Weiche:

    Unigroup is backed by the China government. They are acquiring Taiwan's key companies, generating negative perceptions among Taiwanese people, china has said it costs less to absorb Taiwan via economical means than military force. That is what they are doing now.

  4. Richard Feynman:

    There are 1011 stars in the galaxy. That used to be a huge number. But it's only a hundred billion. It's less than the national deficit We used to call them astronomical numbers. Now we should call them economical numbers.

  5. Joan Laporta:

    There are objective reasons regarding the economical situation at the club and an investment of that volume with the contract of Messi was risky, we wanted to assume those risks, but when we realized the real situation of the club after the audit, it meant that we would have put the club in great risk.

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