belt-tightening

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

Definition of belt-tightening 

: a reduction in spending

First Known Use of belt-tightening

1931, in the meaning defined above

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belt-tightening

noun

English Language Learners Definition of belt-tightening

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

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