from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.
- noun The social science that deals with political science and economics as a unified subject; the study of the interrelationships between political and economic processes.
- noun The early science of economics through the 1800s.
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- noun economics Interdisciplinary studies drawing upon
economics, law, and political sciencein explaining how political institutions, the political environment, and the economic system — capitalist, socialist, mixed — influence each other.
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- noun the branch of social science that deals with the production and distribution and consumption of goods and services and their management
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