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English definition of “thrifty”

thrifty

adjective uk   /ˈθrɪf.ti/ us  
showing a careful use of money, especially by avoiding waste: They have plenty of money now, but they still tend to be thrifty.
thriftily
adverb uk   /-tɪ.li/ us  
thriftiness
noun [U] uk   /-nəs/ us  
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