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economize on (something)

To reduce some expense in order to save money. Ugh, I can't believe Mom and Dad got rid of cable to economize on their bills.
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economize on something

to save money by cutting the cost of something. We will have to economize on our food budget. We can only economize on a few things.
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The results of two-factor, within-subject analyses of variance show, as expected, that firms do economize in response to pressure (see Table 1).
Cataloga, a London-based provider of e-catalogue management software, has partnered with the Dutch e-business consultancy firm Economize B.
The government has issued a presidential instruction ordering all state institutions and companies to reduce electricity consumption under a government massive program to economize on energy.
Just processing these claims drives costs up, and consumers, insulated from the price of procedures at the point of sale, have little incentive to economize on tests and treatments.
The company's products are unique in their ability to economize on space while improving performance.
In order to economize on working capital, which amounted to Rp 78.
Fortunately, Max Capital wasn't about to economize on what was obviously a valuable asset.
This allows the plant to economize its defense expenditures, releasing the compound only when needed, Eisner says.
This proprietary survey covers reasons for dining out by day part, spending by day part, and how consumer economize in their dining choices, purchase of appetizers, desserts, and alcoholic beverages.
In order to economize on watering, it is essential to separate sprinklers in planters from those in lawns.
Prakosa said furniture industry is also expected to economize on timber and look for substitute to anticipate shortage in wood log supply.
Each office is equipped with an automatic light sensing switch to economize light usage and is sub-metered so that the tenant may monitor electrical costs.
In addition to providing a data base for weather modelers, the profilers will help pilots choose routes to economize on fuel and will aid scientists studying chemical spills and acid rain, he says.
The fact that so many US consumers are looking to combine errands and trips in order to economize should inspire retailers to push their convenience and merchandise variety messages," notes Tom Markert, ACNielsen's chief marketing and client service officer.
But a lot of members said to us that they'll do something a little closer, to economize that way.