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microeconomics

mi·cro·e·co·nom·ics

microeconomics

pronunciation:
maI kro i k na mihks [or] maI kro e k na mihks
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part of speech: noun
definition: (used with a sing. verb) the study of the nature of competition in the markets for particular goods and services. (Cf. macroeconomics.)
Word Parts
The word microeconomics contains the following parts:
-ics Greek noun-forming suffix that means science, study, or practice of; properties of; practices pertaining to
synonyms:
-logy, -ology