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timesaving

[ tahym-sey-ving ]
/ ˈtaɪmˌseɪ vɪŋ /
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adjective

(of methods, devices, etc.) reducing the time spent or required to do something.

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Origin of timesaving

First recorded in 1860–65; time + saving

OTHER WORDS FROM timesaving

timesaver, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for timesaving

time-saving
/ (ˈtaɪmˌseɪvɪŋ) /

adjective

shortening the length of time required for an operation, activity, etc

Derived forms of time-saving

time-saver, noun
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