n. Convulsive condition occurring esp. In pregnant women. [ultimately from greek]
n.pl. (as sing.) 1 science of the production and distribution of wealth.
- application of this to a particular subject (the economics of publishing).
n. Expert on or student of economics.
v. (also -ise) (-zing or -sing) 1 be economical; make economies; reduce expenditure.
- (foll. By on) use sparingly.
n. Biological community of interacting organisms and their physical environment.
n. Person with a lean body. [greek morphe form]
n. Supposed viscous substance exuding from the body of a spiritualistic medium during a trance. [from *ecto-, *plasma]
n. Alpine plant with white flowers. [german, = noble-white]
—adj. - of editing or editors.
- written or approved by an editor. —n. Article giving a newspaper's views on a current topic. editorially adv.
n. - systematic instruction.
- particular kind of or stage in education (a classical education; further education).
- development of character or mental powers. educational adj. Educationally adv.