Word form exercise: ECONOMY

This page will improve your understanding and use of the different word forms of ECONOMY


See the Macmillan Dictionary definition of ECONOMY here.

The different forms of the word ECONOMY are:

noun: economy / economies

nouns (person): economist

adjective: economic, economical, uneconomic, uneconomical

verb: economise

adverb: economically

Note: there is a difference in meaning and usage between the two adjectives economic and economical.

Economic = to do with economics. Economic growth is slowing due to Brexit.

Economical = not costing a lot of money, saving moneyCycling is a more economical mode of transport than driving.  

Uneconomic = not a good use of money, a inefficient use of money. It’s uneconomic to give people high pay increases.

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