Definition of economy:
- Orderly arrangement and management of the internal affairs of a state or of any establishment kept up by production and consumption; esp., such management as directly concerns wealth; as, political economy.
- The management of domestic affairs; the regulation and government of household matters; especially as they concern expense or disbursement; as, a careful economy.
- The system of rules and regulations by which anything is managed; orderly system of regulating the distribution and uses of parts, conceived as the result of wise and economical adaptation in the author, whether human or divine; as, the animal or vegetable economy; the economy of a poem; the Jewish economy.
- Thrifty and frugal housekeeping; management without loss or waste; frugality in expenditure; prudence and disposition to save; as, a housekeeper accustomed to economy but not to parsimony.
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- "A Handbook of Health", Woods Hutchinson.
- "Virginia", Ellen Glasgow.
- "Flower of the Dusk", Myrtle Reed.