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EtymologyEdit

From horro (free), from Arabic حُرّ(ḥurr, free, noble, virtuous), possibly influenced by Latin ad, "to," + horreum, "(a/the) storehouse." Compare to English hoard, English horde and English hoar ("grey-haired, gained prestige from age").

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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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