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ˈspɛər ɪŋspar·ing

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. economical, frugal, scotch, sparing, stintingadjective

    avoiding waste

    "an economical meal"; "an economical shopper"; "a frugal farmer"; "a frugal lunch"; "a sparing father and a spending son"; "sparing in their use of heat and light"; "stinting in bestowing gifts"; "thrifty because they remember the great Depression"; "`scotch' is used only informally"

Wiktionary

  1. sparingadjective

    prudent and restrained in the use of resources; careful, economical or frugal

Webster Dictionary

  1. Sparing

    of Spare

  2. Sparingadjective

    spare; saving; frugal; merciful

Anagrams for sparing »

  1. parings

  2. parsing

  3. rasping

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of sparing in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of sparing in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3

Examples of sparing in a Sentence

  1. Anees Chagpar:

    When patients opt for immediate reconstruction, the cosmetic results tend to be superior, as a skin-sparing procedure is performed which preserves the skin envelope and the shape for the plastic surgeons to fill, for some women, there is also the psychological advantage of never being completely flat, which is important for their body image and feeling of femininity.

  2. Andre Nogueira:

    Our systems are coming back online and we are not sparing any resources to fight this threat.

  3. Marc Demers:

    We applaud the concerted efforts of everyone helping out on site who are sparing no energy to come to the assistance of the flood victims; however, considering all possible impacts on Laval residents' safety and their belongings, we are declaring a local state of emergency today in order to make sure that no resources will be neglected to provide all help requested.

  4. Guo Ping:

    The U.S. Government is sparing no effort to smear the company and mislead the public.

  5. Heiko Maas:

    Our goal was and is to find a common path to genuine reconciliation in memory of the victims. This includes naming the events of the German colonial period in what is now Namibia, and in particular the atrocities in the period from 1904 to 1908, without sparing or glossing over them. We will now also officially call these events what they were from today's perspective : a genocide.

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