Austerity - definition, pronunciation, transcription
The austerity of their lifestyle was surprising.
They lived through years of austerity after the war.
IMF-backed austerity measures (=reductions in government spending)
a time of great austerity after the war
the austerities of post-communist Eastern Europe
China's austerity program has cut domestic consumption (=when products are bought in the country where they were produced).
a new budget of unaccustomed austerity