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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]
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'Malaysian economy continues to expand at a steady and promising pace, and the country's main economic sectors are expected to record positive growth, with the service and manufacturing sectors projected to grow by 5.7 per cent and 4.8 per cent, respectively.
Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc said in a dialogue at the World Economic Forum in Davos that the private economic sector was an important driver for growth in Vietnam amid an anticipated slow-down of the global economy.
This visit shows that the economic sector is still very active in the field of foreign relations."
He said that Pakistan-Brazil trade volume ranges to 660 million USD which needed to be enhanced in viable economic sector.
Professor Abu Saleh said that the establishment of these areas came in the implementation of the outcome of the economic sector, which recently concluded its work, pointing out that it has been agreed on integrated production systems among the ministries of the economic sector and the determination of the projects required from each ministry towards these systems in order to achieve integration, activity and resources good management.
All the data of every economic sector in the country can now be accessed from our new portal," Osseiran explained.
"The allocation matrix should be such that greater the carbon footprint in the relevant economic sector, the higher the allocation of capital for green banking and sustainable projects.
"We rely on diplomatic action to strengthen Tunisia's presence in the world as well as on the role of ambassadors to rally support for the fight against terrorism which has become an international scourge, convey a positive image of the country and promote the economic sector," he pointed out.
Neziri stressed that the Ministry is open for cooperation with the economic sector and announced that all positive proposals will be reviewed and adopted
In the revised budget for 2014, economic sector expenditures will grow significantly: from 26% to 31.1% of GDP to amount to 41.283 billion som, Finance Minister Olga Lavrova said at the meeting of the parliamentary committee on transport, communications and utilities on November 18.
Following tough negotiations with the General Workers Confederation (GWC), the country's largest labor union, and representatives of the economic sector, the Cabinet agreed late Tuesday night to increase the minimum wage However, the wage deal has been rejected by representatives of the economic sectors who have called on Prime Minister Najib Mikati to revoke the government's decision to raise salaries.