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economy

 [e-kon´o-me]
the management of money or domestic affairs.
token economy a program of treatment in behavior therapy, usually conducted in a hospital setting, in which the patient may earn tokens by engaging in appropriate personal and social behavior, or lose tokens by inappropriate or antisocial behavior; tokens may be exchanged for tangible rewards (such as food snacks or clothing) or for special privileges (such as watching television or passes to leave the hospital).

e·con·o·my

(ē-kon'ŏ-mē),
System; the body regarded as an aggregate of functioning organs.
[G. oikonomia, management of the house, fr. oikos, house, + nomos, usage, law]

economy

/econ·o·my/ (e-kon´ah-me) the management of domestic affairs.
token economy  in behavior therapy, a program of treatment in which the patient earns tokens, exchangeable for rewards, for appropriate personal and social behavior and loses tokens for antisocial behavior.
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The economic sector favored raising the minimum wage to LL700,000 but insisted on offering a wage increase of only LL150,000 for people earning less than LL1.
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The Economic Sector called for encouraging the imports of agricultural and industrial inputs to comply with the Agricultural Development Programme, working to enhance the conventional mining field and speeding up the procedure for establishing the Gold Refinery .
He also stressed the importance of the Fees Freeze initiative in easing up the pressure on businessmen, lauding HRH the Premier for supporting the trade and economic sectors, being crucial development pillars.
17 (SUNA)-The Economic Sector of the Council of Ministers has affirmed the importance of putting the gold mining and exploration activities under supervision along with close coordination between the concerned organs to facilitate the flow and exchange of data and information pertinent to the gold exports and to combat smuggling.
We are optimistic that market activity will gain further momentum with a resurgence of IPOs, underlining the success of DFM's strategy to achieve the best possible representation of key economic sectors," said Essa Kazim, Chairman of Dubai Financial Market.
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Summary: The Western Region Development Council has announced the launch of the first edition of the 'Al Gharbia Investor Guide,' aimed at introducing the investment environment in Al Gharbia and highlighting the leading economic sectors.