Part of speech: adverb


Part of speech: adjective

Careful; frugal; prudent.

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Usage examples "economical":

  1. 3. They are economical as regards cost of ingredients, fuel, time, and energy. - "Ontario Teachers' Manuals: Household Management", Ministry of Education.
  2. She was much too economical of her precious caps to waste one in a hammock. - "Jan and Her Job", L. Allen Harker.
  3. There is a proposition under consideration, for establishing packet- boats on a more economical plan, from Havre to Boston; but its success is uncertain, and still more, its duration. - "Memoir, Correspondence, And Miscellanies, From The Papers Of Thomas Jefferson", Thomas Jefferson.