Definition of National Savings in English:

National Savings

noun

  • A savings scheme run by or on behalf of a government, in which the funds deposited are available for the use of the government; specifically such a scheme instituted in Britain during the First World War (1914–18) (initially under the designation National War Savings).

Origin

Early 20th century; earliest use found in Saving. From national + the plural of saving.

Pronunciation

National Savings

/ˌnaʃ(ə)n(ə)l ˈseɪvɪŋz//ˌnaʃən(ə)l ˈseɪvɪŋz/