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  • v. Present participle of economize.

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Examples

  • But we'll learn from the experience, and the cost of unmanned trips will go down, and the safety and success rate go up, as we get beyond the learning phase -- especially if we take the goal seriously enough to incorporate such ingenious long-term economizing ideas as those of Robert Zubrin.

    Who Do You Say I Am

  • I flatter myself that I am becoming quite efficient in economizing "– Susan had taken to using certain German terms with killing effect –" but one can exercise a little gumption on the quiet now and then.

    Rilla of Ingleside

  • It has not been this kind of economizing that has inspired the suggestions of the theses, but a genuine concern for savings, for production, for productivity, for the discipline of work.

    CUBAN WORKERS CONGRESS

  • That kind of economizing is a vice nourished in the hearts of the workers by the bourgeois and by capitalists.

    CUBAN WORKERS CONGRESS

  • That kind of economizing would be unworthy of a revolutionary working class which thinks about today, but has the even more sacred duty of thinking about tomorrow, which thinks about the present generation, but thinks more about future generations.

    CUBAN WORKERS CONGRESS

  • And the Green/Robinson-Briggs administration argued to the state that this was an "economizing" move?)

    Newark cop tussle shows Plainfield the dangers

  • On its recent quarterly results call, Darden Restaurants said that even though the company hasn't fully passed through food-price increases, customers have been economizing by cutting back on appetizers, drinks and desserts.

    Christmas Thrift Raps Retailers

  • Knowing Julie Walsh and the passionate, thorough exhibits she presents I doubt this will be an economizing move.

    Paul Klein: The Opening of Chicago's Fall Art Season

  • True, economizing was evident throughout Fashion Week: the models halved their catwalk fees, and a number of designers scaled back their presentations — Marc Jacobs, for instance, cut his guest list from 2,000 to 500, and decided to forgo his once de rigueur after-party.

    Fashion in Dark Times

  • True, by then everyone knew that some economizing lay ahead, even perhaps, worst-case scenario, something on the order of the 1991 recession.

    Fashion in Dark Times

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