economic collocations and examples

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relating to a country’s or region’s economy


Adverbs frequently used with economic
essentially, primarily, purely, solely, strictlyIn this article he shifts the definition of growth from a purely economic standpoint to one based on welfare, health etc.
Nouns frequently used with economic
improvement: boom, growth, recovery, revival, upturnChina’s economic boom transformed Shanghai into a twenty-first century global city.good situation: prosperity, stability, viability, vitalityPublic transport plays an important part in the economic prosperity of the area.worsening: collapse, crisis, decline, downturn, slowdown, slumpFalling attendances at industrial trade shows are partly as a result of the economic downturn.bad situation: crisis, depression, inactivity, recession, stagnationIn the mid-1980s, Europe was gripped by economic stagnation.difficulty: backwardness, deprivation, hardshipMany people are leaving their communities, only to face economic hardship in the cities.activity or development: activity, development, regenerationThe government is committed to the economic regeneration of its market towns.protest actions: blockade, embargo, sanctionMany children died as a result of the economic sanctions imposed on the region.change: reformThe Egyptian economy has been undergoing economic reforms.regular changes: cycleWe aim to reduce the unemployment rate over the economic cycle.situation: climate, situationThe economic climate in the Netherlands is hard right now.future: outlook, prospectsWhat are your thoughts about the economic outlook?sign: indicatorEconomic indicators include household income and business performance.policy or theory: policy, theoryOur economic policy is based on getting the best out of all our people and all their potential.
 
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