Economic or Economical?
Economic or Economical?What is the difference between "economic" and "economical"?
- "Economic" pertains to the economy.
- "Economical" means not wasteful.
More about "Economic" and "Economical"The words "economic" and "economical" do mean the same thing; i.e., they are not synonyms.
EconomicThe adjective "economic" pertains to the economy, finances, or wealth. For example:
- The economic deceleration will likely cause a further fall in unemployment.
- The host will interview the winners and losers from the current economic situation.
- It's not about money - he is fine from an economic perspective.
EconomicalThe adjective "economical" describes something that saves money or resources or is not wasteful of money or resources. For example:
- It has a powerful yet economical engine that is suitable for high-mileage drivers.
- The most practical and economical way to see Brazil is by air.
Common Terms With Economic and EconomicalHere are some common terms with "economic" and "economical":
- economic analysis
- economic boom
- economic climate
- economic capital
- economic development
- economic downturn
- economic market
- economic outlook
- economic quarter
- economic recovery
- economic uncertainty
- economic year
- economical boiler
- economical car
- economical fridge
- economical meals
- economical option
- economical with the truth