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saving

Pronunciation: /ˈseɪvɪŋ/

Translation of saving in Spanish:

noun/nombre

  • 1 1.1 uncountable/no numerable (accumulation) ahorro (masculine) saving is difficult nowadays hoy en día es difícil ahorrar 1.2
    (savings plural)
    ahorros (masculine plural) he lost his life savings perdió los ahorros de toda una vida (before noun/delante del nombre) savings account cuenta (feminine) de ahorros savings book libreta (feminine) de ahorros savings ratio tasa (feminine) de ahorro
    Example sentences
    • Some who have followed this route have lost not only their redundancy money but their life savings.
    • Folks got more and more greedy, throwing their life savings and retirement money into the market.
    • Pension holders risk losing their life savings if their employer goes bust, the pensions advisory service has warned.
  • 2 countable/numerable (economy) ahorro (masculine) savings o a saving of $1,000 a week un ahorro de 1.000 dólares por semana to make savings hacer* economías, economizar* huge savings on furniture at our winter sale ahorre muchísimo dinero al comprar sus muebles en nuestra liquidación de invierno

adjective/adjetivo

  • (before noun/delante del nombre) he's rather boring but he has a saving sense of humor es algo aburrido pero se salva por su sentido del humor, es algo aburrido pero su sentido del humor lo salva grace 1 2 3

preposition/preposición

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