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Amid the economic crisis, with memories of austerity measures from past years still fresh, the nation voted to slash public spending on governance by chopping the size of its legislatures by a third.
THE NEW MEANING OF CITIZENSHIPDANIEL MALLOYDECEMBER 13, 2020OZY
This is a non-starter in the post-pandemic age of austerity.
THE SELF-DRIVING CAR IS A RED HERRING - ISSUE 92: FRONTIERSANTHONY TOWNSENDOCTOBER 21, 2020NAUTILUS
Economic stability was promptly replaced by recession and austerity in financial capitals and small towns around the world.
HOW DIGITALIZATION COULD HELP AMERICAN STATES AND CITIES BOUNCE BACK FROM THE COVID RECESSIONMATTHEWHEIMEROCTOBER 7, 2020FORTUNE
Though DeJoy put some austerity measures on hold — since backstopped by four court orders — and called the timely delivery of election mail his “sacred” duty, suspicions persist.
IN DETROIT, CHRONIC USPS DELAYS UNDERMINE VOTERS’ CONFIDENCE IN VOTING BY MAILLISA REIN, KAYLA RUBLEOCTOBER 5, 2020WASHINGTON POST
Education leaders immediately compared it to the devastating austerity of the Great Recession.
HOW LOS ANGELES AND SAN DIEGO UNIFIED STARTED DRIVING STATE EDUCATION POLICYWILL HUNTSBERRYJULY 29, 2020VOICE OF SAN DIEGO
It now became evident to him that both he and the Brethren had hitherto manifested insufficient austerity in life and doctrine.
SKIPPER WORSEALEXANDER LANGE KIELLAND
Austerity banishes familiarity from family life and engenders constraint.
FRIEND MAC DONALDMAX O'RELL
The extreme plainness of her dress lent an air of austerity to her face, and her features were proud and grave.
AN EPISODE UNDER THE TERRORHONORE DE BALZAC
This proposal is, in our judgment, a bold attempt to get back the "Principles of 1834" in all their austerity.
ENGLISH POOR LAW POLICYSIDNEY WEBB
She viewed life with a certain austerity, and in literature she had fortified herself against the shocks of time.
A HOOSIER CHRONICLEMEREDITH NICHOLSON
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WORDS RELATED TO AUSTERITY

  • austerity
  • carefulness
  • frugality
  • parsimony
  • providence
  • prudence
  • saving
  • stinginess
  • thriftiness
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