Definition of sparing in English:

sparing

Line breaks: spar¦ing
Pronunciation: /ˈspɛːrɪŋ
 
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adjective

Derivatives

sparingly

adverb
More example sentences
  • Recognized by natives as a precious resource, timber has been used relatively sparingly throughout.
  • Garam masala is in any case always used sparingly.
  • Silverman, who has used lasers very sparingly in his practice, has generally not been happy with the results.

sparingness

noun
More example sentences
  • The floor-to-ceiling windows and doors provide the spatial sparingness with a certain noblesse.
  • It bursts forth out of this quietude and sparingness.
  • Wood must be handled with care, selected with sparingness and used with competence.

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