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saving

Synonyms of saving in English:

noun

  • 1 a considerable saving in development costs
    reduction, cut, decrease, economy
  • 2 (savings) I'll have to use some of my savings
    nest egg, money for a rainy day, life savings;
    capital, assets, funds, resources, reserves
  • Usage

    saving, savings

    Use savings in the modifying position ( savings bank, savings bond) and when referring to money saved in a bank: your savings are fully insured. When speaking of an act of saving, as when one obtains a discount on a purchase, the preferred form is saving: with this coupon you will receive a saving of $3 (not a savings of $3)
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