economy drive

/ɪ'kɒnəmi draɪv/ noun
a vigorous effort to save money or materials

Dictionary of banking and finance. 2015.

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  • economy drive — UK US noun [countable] [singular economy drive plural economy drives] a period when you try to spend less money than usual Thesaurus: careful with money …   Useful english dictionary

  • economy drive — UK US noun [S] ► an effort to reduce the amount of money that you spend: »31% of the workforce will be cut as part of an economy drive …   Financial and business terms

  • economy drive — UK / US noun [countable] Word forms economy drive : singular economy drive plural economy drives a period when you try to spend less money than usual …   English dictionary

  • economy drive — e conomy ,drive noun count a period when you try to spend less money than usual …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • economy drive — /ɪ kɒnəmi draɪv/ noun vigorous effort to save money or materials …   Marketing dictionary in english

  • The Economy Drive — Infobox UK Television Episode Title = The Economy Drive Series name = Yes Minister Caption = Episode title card Series no = 1 Episode = 3 Airdate = 10 March 1980 Writer = Antony Jay Jonathan Lynn Producer = Sydney Lotterby Director = Guests =… …   Wikipedia

  • drive — ▪ I. drive drive 1 [draɪv] verb drove PASTTENSE [drəʊv ǁ droʊv] driven PASTPART [ˈdrɪvn] driving PRESPART drive a hard bargain COMMERCE to …   Financial and business terms

  • economy — noun 1 operation of a country s money supply ADJECTIVE ▪ booming, buoyant (esp. BrE), dynamic, healthy, prosperous, robust, sound, stable, strong, thriv …   Collocations dictionary

  • drive — drive1 W1S1 [draıv] v past tense drove [drəuv US drouv] past participle driven [ˈdrıvən] ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ 1¦(vehicle)¦ 2¦(make somebody move)¦ 3¦(make somebody do something)¦ 4¦(make somebody/something be in a bad state)¦ 5¦(hit/push something into… …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • drive — 1 /draIv/ verb past tense drove, past participle driven / drIvFn/ 1 OPERATE A VEHICLE (I, T) to sit in a car, bus etc and make it travel from one place to another: Do you drive? | She drove the pick up and got our supplies. 2 TRAVEL SOMEWHERE (I …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

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