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"thrifty" in British English

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thriftyadjective

uk   us   /ˈθrɪf.ti/
showing a ​careful use of ​money, ​especially by ​avoidingwaste: They have plenty of ​money now, but they still ​tend to be thrifty.
thriftily
adverb uk   us   /-tɪ.li/
thriftiness
noun [U] uk   us   /-nəs/
(Definition of thrifty from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"thrifty" in Business English

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thriftyadjective

uk   us   /ˈθrɪfti/
showing a careful use of ​money, especially by ​avoidingwaste and ​savingmoney for the future: Retailers will need to ​rethink their ​strategies as thrifty ​shoppersdemand price-competitive ​goods.
thriftiness
noun [U]
Consumers are again ​learning the ​importance of thriftiness.
(Definition of thrifty from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “thrifty”
in Chinese (Simplified) 节约,节俭…
in Chinese (Traditional) 節約,節儉…
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