ECONOMY in a Sentence

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 Meanings and Examples of ECONOMY
Definition Example Sentence Classic Sentence
economy
 n.  system of trade and industry by which the wealth is made and used
 n.  efficient use of resources; reduction in cost
Classic Sentence: (27 in 2 pages)
1  Lately I have been taking stock of my internal economy.
A Doll's House By Henrik Ibsen
Get Context   In ACT II
2  When first Mr. Bennet had married, economy was held to be perfectly useless, for, of course, they were to have a son.
Pride and Prejudice By Jane Austen
Get Context   In Chapter 50
3  Mrs. Bennet had no turn for economy, and her husband's love of independence had alone prevented their exceeding their income.
Pride and Prejudice By Jane Austen
Get Context   In Chapter 50
4  It will save me a world of trouble and economy.
Pride and Prejudice By Jane Austen
Get Context   In Chapter 59
5  Such relief, however, as it was in her power to afford, by the practice of what might be called economy in her own private expences, she frequently sent them.
Pride and Prejudice By Jane Austen
Get Context   In Chapter 61
6  By which the reader may conceive an idea of the ingenuity of that people, as well as the prudent and exact economy of so great a prince.
Gulliver's Travels(V1) By Jonathan Swift
Get Context   In PART 1: CHAPTER III.
7  Body number two, said they must take everything on political economy.
Hard Times By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In BOOK 1: CHAPTER VIII
8  I have been a liberal housekeeper enough, but I shall not be ashamed to practise economy now.
Mansfield Park By Jane Austen
Get Context   In CHAPTER III
9  By moderation and economy, and bringing down your wants to your income, and all that.
Mansfield Park By Jane Austen
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXII
10  They haven't no more philosophy nor political economy about 'em than that,' said the beadle, snapping his fingers contemptuously.
Oliver Twist By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In CHAPTER IV
11  The owner is obviously a muscular man, left-handed, with an excellent set of teeth, careless in his habits, and with no need to practise economy.
The Memoirs of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle
Get Context   In III. The Adventure of The Yellow Face
12  It is in this manner that, in the blindness of a poor political economy, we drown and allow to float down stream and to be lost in the gulfs the well-being of all.
Les Misérables (V5) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 2: CHAPTER I—THE LAND IMPOVERISHED BY THE SEA
13  Political economy therein spies a detritus, social philosophy there beholds a residuum.
Les Misérables (V5) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 2: CHAPTER II—ANCIENT HISTORY OF THE SEWER
14  The street-lantern, situated directly opposite, cast some light on the stairs, and thus effected some economy in illumination.
Les Misérables (V5) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 3: CHAPTER XI—CONCUSSION IN THE ABSOLUTE
15  Marius' economy was severe, and that word had its absolute meaning for Jean Valjean.
Les Misérables (V5) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 8: CHAPTER III—THEY RECALL THE GARDEN OF THE RUE PLUMET
Example Sentence: (177 in 12 pages)
16  A fifth year of drought is expected to have dramatic effects on the California economy.
17  In the last ten years Imperial Oil had ploughed a billion dollars into the Canadian economy.
18  These policies have wreaked havoc on the British economy.
19  These firms are regarded as the engine room of the British economy.
20  Stringent measures were introduced so that the government could balance its budget/the economy.
21  During his election campaign he promised to put the economy back on its feet.
22  They've entered this new confederacy because the central government's been unable to control the collapsing economy.
23  The economy has shuddered to a halt because of the civil war.
24  Twenty years of civil strife have left the country's economy in ruins.
25  They claim that military spending is used as a device for managing the economy.
26  The price includes two economy class airfares from Brisbane to Los Angeles.
27  Rising consumer sales have the effect of spurring the economy to faster growth.
28  Consumer spending is often a good index of public confidence in the economy.
29  The drop in consumer spending reflects concern about the economy.
30  It's an economy to buy good shoes; they cost more, but they last much longer than cheap ones.