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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)
Translations of “thrifty”
in Chinese (Simplified) 节约,节俭…
in Chinese (Traditional) 節約,節儉…
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