from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. The social science that deals with political science and economics as a unified subject; the study of the interrelationships between political and economic processes.
- n. The early science of economics through the 19th century.
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- n. Interdisciplinary studies drawing upon economics, law, and political science in explaining how political institutions, the political environment, and the economic system — capitalist, socialist, mixed — influence each other.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. that branch of political science or philosophy which treats of the sources, and methods of production and preservation, of the material wealth and prosperity of nations.
- n. See under Political.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. 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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