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* * *austerity budget UK US noun [C] ECONOMICS, GOVERNMENT► a budget in which a government announces that they will spend less money or do things that will make people spend less money, for example, increase taxes: »
The opposition party proposed an austerity budget that included tax rises and spending cuts.
Financial and business terms. 2012.
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