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  • command economy — ➔ economy1 * * * command economy UK US noun [C] (also controlled economy) ECONOMICS ► an economic system in which the government controls the type, supply, and price of the goods that are produced: »There is massive support for a shift from the… …   Financial and business terms

  • economy — ▪ I. economy e‧con‧o‧my 1 [ɪˈkɒnəmi ǁ ɪˈkɑː ] noun economies PLURALFORM 1. [countable] ECONOMICS the system by which a country s goods and services are produced and used, or a country considered in this way: • the transformation from a centrally… …   Financial and business terms

  • Command Economy — A system where the government, rather than the free market, determines what goods should be produced, how much should be produced and the price at which the goods will be offered for sale. The command economy is a key feature of any communist… …   Investment dictionary

  • economy — /i kon euh mee/, n., pl. economies, adj., adv. n. 1. thrifty management; frugality in the expenditure or consumption of money, materials, etc. 2. an act or means of thrifty saving; a saving: He achieved a small economy by walking to work instead… …   Universalium

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  • command economy — noun An economy in which all means of creating wealth and business activities are controlled by government rather than market forces • • • Main Entry: ↑command * * * comˌmand eˈconomy 7 [command economy] noun = ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • command economy — command economies N COUNT In a command economy, business activities and the use of resources are decided by the government, and not by market forces. ...the Czech Republic s transition from a command economy to a market system. Syn: planned… …   English dictionary

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  • Economy of Romania — Currency Leu (Leu or RON) Fiscal year Calendar year Trade organisations European Union, WTO Statistics …   Wikipedia

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