ahorrar

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Spanish[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

IPA(key): /aoˈraɾ/

Etymology[edit]

From horro ‎(free), from Arabic حُرّ ‎(ḥurr, free), possibly influenced by Latin ad, "to," + horreum, "(a/the) storehouse."

Verb[edit]

ahorrar ‎(first-person singular present ahorro, first-person singular preterite ahorré, past participle ahorrado)

  1. (transitive) to save (to store for future use)
    ¿Cuánto dinero hemos ahorrado este mes? - "How much have we saved this month?"
  2. (transitive) to save (to conserve or prevent the wasting of)
  3. to avoid

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