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thriftnoun [C/U]

us   /θrɪft/ dated
the careful use of money, esp. by avoiding waste: [U] Trina learned thrift from her mother.
dated A thrift is also a type of bank.
thrifty
adjective us   /ˈθrɪf·ti/
They have plenty of money now, but they’re still thrifty.
(Definition of thrift from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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thriftnoun

uk   /θrɪft/ us  
[U] MONEY the careful use of money, especially by avoiding waste and saving money for the future: The idea of the price increases is to encourage thrift.
[C] BANKING →  thrift institution
(Definition of thrift from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “thrift”
in Spanish economía…
in Vietnamese sự tiết kiệm, tính tiết kiệm…
in Malaysian jimat cermat…
in Thai ความประหยัด…
in French économie…
in German die Sparsamkeit…
in Chinese (Simplified) 节俭, 节约,节俭…
in Turkish tasarruf, tutum, idare…
in Russian бережливость…
in Indonesian kehematan…
in Chinese (Traditional) 節儉, 節約,節儉…
in Polish oszczędność…
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