-nomics

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

from Ancient Greek νόμος(nómos, law). The addition of an English prefix thus indicates the "laws" of the discipline or area denoted by the prefix; e.g., economics, ergonomics, taxonomics.

Suffix[edit]

-nomics

  1. (economics) Used, with a combining form to form nouns meaning the economics of a specified person or state; e.g. Reaganomics.