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English definition of “thrift”


noun [C/U]    /θrɪft/ dated
the careful use of money , esp . by avoiding waste : [U] Trina learned thrift from her mother . dated A thrift is also a type of bank . thrifty    /ˈθrɪf·ti/ adjective They have plenty of money now, but they’re still thrifty.
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