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Translation of "austerity" - English-Spanish dictionary

austerity

noun   /ɔːˈster.ɪ.ti/
the condition of living without unnecessary things and without comfort, with limited money or goods, or a practice, habit, or experience that is typical of this austeridad The wartime austerity of my early years prepared me for later hardships. The austerities of life in a small rural community were not what I was used to.1779
[no plural] a difficult economic situation caused by a government reducing the amount of money it spends austeridad People protested in the streets against austerity. The government today announced new austerity measures.
[no plural] the quality of being austere in appearance or manner severidad the austerity of her short hair and plain grey suit1779
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