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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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In this sense, with an increasingly globalized world and greater trade agreements, research that links industry and other economic sectors to foreign trade is important, especially when trade patterns such as intra-industry ones can bestow greater impetus to economies of scale, product differentiation and therefore monopolistic competition.
All the data of every economic sector in the country can now be accessed from our new portal," Osseiran explained.
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The Senior Vice-President of Dubai Chamber Commercial Services Sector, highlighted the Chamber's commitment to stimulate dialogue with global businesses for the emirate's economic development and the importance of this meeting in creating joint investment opportunities which he said comes as a follow-up to last year's meeting in light of the foreign investors' interest in the various attractive economic sectors of the emirate.
"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.
Abdulrahman Al-Zamil, who will head the Saudi business delegation in the Forum, explained that the Saudi private sector's delegation representing many of the economic sectors of priority on the agenda of economic cooperation with Russia economic sectors, adding that the Forum will focus on discussion of cooperation in the areas of agriculture, food security, infrastructure development, transport, power generation, electrical materials, medicine, health care, oil and gas, petrochemicals, real estate, housing and construction.
The Minister said that the UAE is continuing to strengthen investments in key economic sectors by making use of foreign expertise and implementing scientific know-how adopted by developed countries.
OPPORTUNITIES for growth exist in the majority of economic sectors of Cyprus, President Nicos Anastasiades told a Business Forum in Dubai yesterday on the last day of his four-day visit to the United Arab Emirates.
The incentives cover no less than 12 economic sectors, including those related to the oil and petrochemical industry, he said.
It outlines the target macroeconomic indicators, sustainable economic growth and macroeconomic stability, improvement of the business environment and investment climate, development of financial sector, development of strategic economic sectors, expected results.