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macroeconomics

mac·ro·e·co·nom·ics

macroeconomics

 
pronunciation:
mae kro i k na mihks [or] mae kro e k na mihks
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part of speech: noun
definition: (used with a sing. verb) the study of a nation's economy as a whole and of the interrelationships of its various sectors and components. (Cf. microeconomics.)
derivation: macroeconomic (adj.)
Word Parts
The word macroeconomics contains the following parts:
macro- Greek prefix that means large, long
synonyms:
magn, magna, magni, maxi, mega, megal, megalo, -megaly
antonyms:
min, micro-
 
-ics Greek noun-forming suffix that means science, study, or practice of; properties of; practices pertaining to
synonyms:
-logy, -ology