saving


saving
saving [{{t}}'seɪvɪŋ]
1 noun
(a) (thrift) épargne f;
measures to encourage saving des mesures pour encourager l'épargne
(b) (money saved) économie f;
savings économies fpl; {{}}Economics{{}} dépôts mpl d'épargne;
to make a saving faire une économie;
we made a saving of £20 on the usual price nous avons fait une économie de 20 livres sur le prix habituel;
he drew all his savings out of the bank il a retiré toutes ses économies de la banque
(c) (rescue → of lives etc) sauvetage m; (→ of person, souls) salut m;
this was the saving of him cela a été son salut
2 preposition
{{}}formal{{}} sauf, hormis;
{{}}formal{{}} saving Your Grace sauf le respect que je dois à Votre Excellence
►► savings account compte m (de caisse) d'épargne;
savings bank caisse f d'épargne;
{{}}American{{}} savings bond bon m d'épargne;
{{}}British{{}} savings book livret m (de caisse) d'épargne;
{{}}British{{}} savings certificate bon m d'épargne;
savings club club m d'épargne;
saving grace = bon côté qui rachète des défauts;
her sense of humour is her saving grace on lui pardonne tout parce qu'elle a de l'humour;
the movie has one saving grace une seule chose sauve le film;
{{}}American{{}} savings and loan association caisse f d'épargne logement;
savings plan, savings scheme plan m d'épargne;
{{}}British{{}} savings stamp timbre-épargne m

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