Definition of 'saving'
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Why should we and other taxpayers fund pocket money and savings plans for the comfortably off? Times, Sunday Times (2012)We also offer great savings on business energy. Times, Sunday Times (2008)Such purchases make sense because of the cost savings from merging their administration. Times, Sunday Times (2015)The savings would be huge and the increase in efficiency dramatic. Times, Sunday Times (2010)Efficiency savings and reductions will affect only administrative staff. Times, Sunday Times (2010)Where does the money go from recycling schemes and the saving from less landfill? The Sun (2006)Part of that may be down to an increase in household savings this year. Times, Sunday Times (2013)That has to come from mobilising savings in the economy. Times, Sunday Times (2008)But campaigners called on ministers to use any savings to halt fare rises. Times, Sunday Times (2013)The advantages would extend far beyond the big cost savings the companies would glean from the marriage. Times, Sunday Times (2012)Those with significant savings can turn this to their advantage by offsetting. Times, Sunday Times (2007)The saving grace was that all men realized this to be the case. Ambassadors: From Ancient Greece to the Nation State (2006)This has been partly in reaction to increased competition from savings banks and building societies. Business Studies Basic Facts (1990)This also applies to their savings account. Times, Sunday Times (2006)Buying in bulk offers great savings. The Sun (2009)Other savers DON'T want to switch accounts but still looking to make savings? The Sun (2013)The current 25% saving on subscriptions is on the cover price. Times, Sunday Times (2008)A bank or building society regular savings account is an easy way to save a lump sum fast. Times, Sunday Times (2012)Public service reform will continue, though he accepts that this will not produce expenditure savings in the short term. Times, Sunday Times (2009)The Armed Forces cannot do any more internal rebalancing to find further savings. The Sun (2011)
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Translations for 'saving'
British English: saving NOUN
A saving is a reduction in the amount of time or money that is used or needed.
By booking in advance, you can make a saving of 20 % on the regular price.
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