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Saving

Saving is the portion of income which is not spent on consumption. Saving can be undertaken by individuals and households, by businesses, or by governments.

Webster Dictionary Meaning

1. Saving
- Preserving; rescuing.
- Avoiding unnecessary expense or waste; frugal; not lavish or wasteful; economical; as, a saving cook.
- Bringing back in returns or in receipts the sum expended; incurring no loss, though not gainful; as, a saving bargain; the ship has made a saving voyage.
- Making reservation or exception; as, a saving clause.
2. Saving
- Something kept from being expended or lost; that which is saved or laid up; as, the savings of years of economy.
- Exception; reservation.
3. Saving
- of Save
4. Saving
- With the exception of; except; excepting; also, without disrespect to.
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