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saving

noun
     
Related topics: Finance
sav‧ing W3
1

savings

[plural]BF all the money that you have saved, especially in a bank:
Buying a house had taken all their savings.
2 [countable]BF an amount of money that you have not spent, or an amount of something that you have not used:
The new engines will lead to savings in fuel.
saving of
This represents a saving of £60,000.
All small companies will need to make savings if they are to survive.
3 [uncountable] when you save money rather than spend it

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