Austerity

In economics, austerity describes policies used by governments to reduce budget deficits during adverse economic conditions. These policies may include spending cuts, tax increases, or a mixture of the two. Austerity policies may be attempts to demonstrate governments` fiscal discipline to their creditors and credit rating agencies by bringing re....
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austerity

[n] - the trait of great self-denial (especially refraining from worldly pleasures)
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Austerity

• (n.) Plainness; freedom from adornment; severe simplicity. • (n.) Severity of manners or life; extreme rigor or strictness; harsh discipline. • (n.) Sourness and harshness to the taste.
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austerity

nonindulgence noun the trait of great self-denial (especially refraining from worldly pleasures)
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Austerity

Aus·ter'i·ty noun ; plural Austerities [ French austérité , Latin austerias , from austerus . See Austere .] 1. Sourness and harshness to the taste. [ Obsolete] Horsley. 2. Severity of manners or life; extreme rigor or strictness...
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austerity

austerity 1. Austere quality; severity of manner, life, etc.; sternness. 2. Usually, austerities; ascetic practices: 'The austerities of monastery life.' 3. The trait of great self-denial; especially, refraining from worldly pleasures. 4. Strict economy.
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austerity

self-denial, especially refraining from worldly pleasures
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