austerity measures

Definition of austerity measures

:things done to save money during difficult economic times
  • The government has announced a series of austerity measures.

Word by Word Definitions

austerity play
  1. : the quality or state of being austere: such as

  2. : a stern and serious quality

  3. : a plain and simple quality

measure play measures
  1. : an adequate or due portion

  2. : a moderate degree

  3. : a fixed or suitable limit : bounds

  1. : to choose or control with cautious restraint : regulate

  2. : to regulate by a standard : govern

  3. : to allot or apportion in measured amounts


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