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skimp

verb [I or T] uk   /skɪmp/ us  
to not spend enough time or money on something, or to not use enough of something in order to do a job or activity as it should be done: Many old people skimp on food and heating in order to meet their bills. When choosing an overseas package tour, do not skimp.
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