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austerity

noun [U]  /ɔˈster·ɪ·t̬i, -ˈstɪər-/ us  
Austerity is also a bad economic condition that does not allow luxuries: Military spending continues even in periods of austerity.
Translations of “austerity”
in Chinese (Traditional) 苦行,艱苦,樸素生活的習慣/經歷, 節儉,樸素…
in Chinese (Simplified) 苦行,艰苦, 节俭,朴素…
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