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thrift

noun [U] uk   us   /θrɪft/

thrift noun [U] (AVOIDING WASTE)

thrift noun [U] (PLANT)

a small plant with, typically, pink flowers on long stems that often grows wild on cliffs by the sea

thrift noun [U] (BANK)

[C] a type of bank in the US that allows you to save money or borrow money to buy a house: These days, thrifts place most of their money into boring but safe mortgages.
Translations of “thrift”
in Vietnamese sự tiết kiệm, tính tiết kiệm…
in Spanish economía…
in Thai ความประหยัด…
in Malaysian jimat cermat…
in French économie…
in German die Sparsamkeit…
in Chinese (Traditional) 節儉, 節約,節儉…
in Indonesian kehematan…
in Russian бережливость…
in Turkish tasarruf, tutum, idare…
in Chinese (Simplified) 节俭, 节约,节俭…
in Polish oszczędność…
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