thrift

θrɪft сущ.
1) бережливость, расчетливость, экономия, экономность Syn : economy
2) бот. армерия бережливость, экономность - * society общество бережливости - * institutions (экономика) учреждения, поощряющие сбережения (сберкассы, пенсионные фонды и т. п.) - by * she managed to get along благодаря своей бережливости она умудрялась сводить концы с концами (диалектизм) трудолюбие (редкое) процветание, бурный рост (устаревшее) богатство;
достаток, зажиточность (ботаника) армерия (Armeria) (редкое) экономить;
откладывать деньги thrift бот. армерия ~ бережливость ~ редк. быстрый, буйный рост ~ уст. процветание, зажиточность ~ экономить ~ экономность, бережливость ~ экономность

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  • thrift — [θrɪft] noun 1. [countable] also thrift institution FINANCE ORGANIZATIONS in the US, a Savings and Loan Association or savings bank …   Financial and business terms

  • Thrift — (thr[i^]ft), n. [Icel. [thorn]rift. See {Thrive}.] 1. A thriving state; good husbandry; economical management in regard to property; frugality. [1913 Webster] The rest, . . . willing to fall to thrift, prove very good husbands. Spenser. [1913… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • thrift — n: an institution that promotes saving and provides mortgages; esp: savings and loan association – called also thrift institution; Merriam Webster’s Dictionary of Law. Merriam Webster. 1996 …   Law dictionary

  • Thrift — can refer to: * A generic term for a savings and loan association in the United States * Thrift (plant) a plant in the genus Armeria that have pink or white flowers; the term is especially used to refer to Armeria maritima * Thrift (protocol), a… …   Wikipedia

  • thrift´i|ly — thrift|y «THRIHF tee», adjective, thrift|i|er, thrift|i|est. 1. careful in spending; economical; saving: »a thrifty housewife …   Useful english dictionary

  • thrift|y — «THRIHF tee», adjective, thrift|i|er, thrift|i|est. 1. careful in spending; economical; saving: »a thrifty housewife …   Useful english dictionary

  • thrift — [ θrıft ] noun 1. ) uncount the practice of spending money carefully so that you do not waste any 2. ) thrift or thrift institution count AMERICAN an institution similar to a bank that allows its members to save or borrow money …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • thrift — [thrift] n. [ME < ON < thrifast, to prosper: see THRIVE] 1. Obs. a) the condition of thriving; prosperity b) physical thriving; vigorous growth 2. careful management of one s money or resources; economy; frugality 3. any of a genus (Armeria …   English World dictionary

  • thrift — /thrift/, n. 1. economical management; economy; frugality. 2. Also called thrift institution. Banking. a savings and loan association, savings bank, or credit union. 3. Also called sea pink. any alpine and maritime plant belonging to the genus… …   Universalium

  • thrift — c.1300, fact or condition of thriving, also prosperity, savings, from M.E. thriven to thrive (see THRIVE (Cf. thrive)), possibly influenced by O.N. þrift, variant of þrif prosperity, from þrifask to thrive. Sense of habit of saving, economy first …   Etymology dictionary

  • thrift — institution or thrift Fin a bank that offers savings accounts. See also savings and loan association, savings bank …   The ultimate business dictionary

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