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thrift

noun [C/U]  /θrɪft/ dated us  
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  /ˈθrɪf·ti/ us  
They have plenty of money now, but they’re still thrifty.
Translations of “thrift”
in Spanish economía…
in French économie…
in German die Sparsamkeit…
in Chinese (Traditional) 節儉, 節約,節儉…
in Russian бережливость…
in Turkish tasarruf, tutum, idare…
in Chinese (Simplified) 节俭, 节约,节俭…
in Polish oszczędność…
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