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1. British English

to economise (also: to economize)
to economise (also: to pare down, to save, to economize)
One might almost say that she wanted to economise on the European Parliament budget.
Man könnte beinahe behaupten, sie wolle Haushaltsmittel des Europäischen Parlaments einsparen.
to economise (also: to husband, housekeeping, to economize)
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to economise (also: to economize)
to economise (also: to save, to scrimp, to spare, to stint)
It economises on the cohesion policy rather than introducing it earlier, in the pre-accession process.
Er spart in der Kohäsionspolitik, anstatt sie bereits vorher in den Vorbeitrittsprozess einzuführen.
to economise (also: to economize)
to economise (also: to economize)
to economise (also: to economize)
to economise (also: to economize)

Context sentences for "to economise" in German

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EnglishWe need to learn from the mistakes we made in the past, and economise as a Parliament.
Wir müssen aus den Fehlern der Vergangenheit lernen und als Parlament maßvoll sein.
EnglishIt is not an area on which we should economise.
Auf diesem Gebiet ist Sparsamkeit nicht opportun.
EnglishThe first point I would like to make is that the proposal to limit the budget to 1 % is not inspired by the wish to economise, nor does it stem from a desire to rationalise expenditure.
Das zweite Problem, das ich ansprechen möchte, betrifft die Ressourcen für die Strukturfonds und den Kohäsionsfonds.
EnglishThat has led to a guarded reaction from the Council, which surprises me greatly, for if we want to economise, then surely these are the areas where it can be done.
Der Rat hat dies verhindert, was mich außerordentlich überrascht, denn wenn man Einsparungen erzielen möchte, so besteht hier die Möglichkeit dazu.
EnglishBut if we are to remain credible, we should also say where we are prepared to economise, which in my view should primarily be in relation to the disputed KEDO project.
Um glaubwürdig zu bleiben, sollten wir aber auch sagen, wo wir gewillt sind, Einsparungen vorzunehmen, nach meiner Ansicht in allererster Linie beim umstrittenen KEDO-Projekt.