austerity

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the fact or condition of being rigorous and unsparing

Synonyms for austerity

the trait of great self-denial (especially refraining from worldly pleasures)

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We shouldn't have reached this point," said Socialist Pasok leader Evangelos Venizelos, who personally negotiated the rescue package from the European Union and IMF which the hard left says has imposed too harsh an austerity regime.
Demanding that teachers produce high scores on large-scale tests under the current austerity regime is a nightmare worthy of Franz Kafka.
The increase in the use of process improvement software follows the implementation of an austerity regime by the UK government to cut spending in some areas by up to 28% over four years.
Ostensibly a rationale of improving what we have, rather than splashing cash on costly new projects, it seemed to chime with Chancellor George Osborne's austerity regime.
At last, the EU, in concert with the IMF, put together a stabilisation package of 750 billion euros for the weaker European economies, requiring them to live under an austerity regime over several years.
What remains of the working-class city is increasingly an austerity regime, with entire neighborhoods terrorized by occupying police forces and the gangster cadres of the informal economy.
Wise words from a politician who rejects the poor's chances of perhaps improving their lot in an independent Scotland - where uncertainty would prevail - rather than opting for the certainty of remaining poor under the austerity regime promised by Tory and Labour.
Slippery Cameron mustn't be allowed to wash his hands of responsibility when his austerity regime is walling in our kids.