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economize

verb [I] (UK usually economise) uk   /ɪˈkɒn.ə.maɪz/  us   /-ˈkɑː.nə-/
to try to save money by reducing the amount that you are spending: You could economize on food by not eating in restaurants all the time. A lot of companies are trying to economize by not taking on new staff.
Translations of “economize”
in Chinese (Traditional) 節約,節省, 緊縮開支…
in Russian экономить…
in Turkish iktisatlı kullanmak, hesaplı/idareli harcamak…
in Chinese (Simplified) 节约,节省, 紧缩开支…
in Polish oszczędzać…
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