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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 data and statistics of every economic sector are updated on a monthly basis.
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based International Finance Corporation (IFC) and the Myanmar Government will come together to provide full electricity, very much required to create the job opportunities aiming at strengthening development of the country s economic sector.
He also vowed support for the economic sector and business to optimize productivity and better cope with economic trends and developments.
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The Economic Sector has recommended direction of expendure towards the productive sectors to increase exports, replace imports and to achieve self- sufficiency.