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belt-tightening

belt–tightening

noun belt–tight·en·ing \ˈbelt-ˌtīt-niŋ, -ˌtī-tən-iŋ\

: a reduction in spending : changes that are made in order to save money

Full Definition of BELT-TIGHTENING

:  a reduction in spending

First Known Use of BELT-TIGHTENING

1937

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