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economical

adjective
     
ec‧o‧nom‧i‧cal
1 using money, time, goods etc carefully and without wasting any [↪ economic]:
A small car is more economical to run.
good-quality clothes at economical prices
2

economical with the truth

used humorously to say that someone is not telling the truth
WORD FOCUS: cheap WORD FOCUS: cheap
reasonable not too expensive
economical
used about cars, systems, or methods that do not cost a lot of money to use
be good value
to be well worth the price you pay
be a bargain
to be very cheap


See also
cheap

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