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"economy drive" in British English

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economy drivenoun [C usually singular]

uk   us  
an ​attempt to ​savemoney by ​spending as little as ​possible: I don't ​think we'll be going ​anywhereexpensive - Guy's on an ​economydrive.
(Definition of economy drive from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"economy drive" in Business English

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economy drivenoun [S]

uk   us  
an ​effort to ​reduce the ​amount of ​money that you ​spend: 31% of the ​workforce will be ​cut as ​part of an ​economydrive.
(Definition of economy drive from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “economy drive”
in Chinese (Simplified) 勤俭节约…
in Chinese (Traditional) 勤儉節約…
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