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saving

noun uk   /ˈseɪ.vɪŋ/ us  
savings [plural]
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B2 the money that you keep in an account in a bank or similar financial organization: He spent all his savings on an expensive car.
C1 [C] an amount of money that you do not need to spend: You can make huge savings (= save a lot of money) by buying food in bulk.
Translations of “saving”
in Chinese (Traditional) 積蓄,省下的錢…
in Russian экономия…
in Turkish kazanç, tasarruf…
in Chinese (Simplified) 节余,省下的钱…
in Polish oszczędność…
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