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verb [intransitive] economize pronunciation in American English /ɪˈkɑnəˌmaɪz/
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present tense
present participleeconomizing
past tenseeconomized
past participleeconomized
  1. to use something such as money or fuel very carefully, so that you waste as little as possible
    economize on: Economizing on food is the only choice we have.


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