Meaning of “thrifty” in the English Dictionary

"thrifty" in British English

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thriftyadjective

uk /ˈθrɪf.ti/ us /ˈθrɪf.ti/

(Definition of “thrifty” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"thrifty" in Business English

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thriftyadjective

uk /ˈθrɪfti/ us

showing a careful use of money, especially by avoiding waste and saving money for the future:

Retailers will need to rethink their strategies as thrifty shoppers demand 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)

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