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 Translation for 'austerity' from English to Icelandic
NOUN1   an austerity | austerities
NOUN2   austerity | -
SYNO asceticism | austerity | nonindulgence
aðhaldssemi {kv}austerity
aðhald {hv} [sparnaður]austerity
sparnaðaraðgerð {kv}austerity measure
aðhaldsaðgerðir {kv.ft}austerity measures
hagkerfistjórn.
niðurskurðarhnífur {k} [óeiginl.]
austerity measures {pl}
hagkerfistjórn.
niðurskurðarkrafa {kv}
demand for austerity
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Usage Examples English
  • In wake of the austerity measures adopted by the Samaras government, Greeks voted the anti-austerity, left-wing SYRIZA into office in the January 2015 legislative election into office.
  • At the People’s Assembly Against Austerity protest outside the Conservative Party Conference in 2017, Counterfire activist Shabbir Lakha confronted Jacob-Rees Mogg, who was then being touted as a potential next leader of the party, over his support for austerity.
  • The Boot out Austerity campaign, highlighted the impact of austerity on families.
  • To understand the emergence of austerity urbanism, it is necessary to explore first the notion of austerity and its impacts throughout history as austerity urbanism appears later as a consequence of such a context.
  • Michael Gove said that the minority government would probably reduce austerity and increase spending on public services.

  • She has at times been a critic of austerity, saying that the UK government's "austerity economics" is "morally unjustifiable and economically unsustainable".
  • Blyth criticized austerity in his book "Austerity: The History of a Dangerous Idea", which was described by "Salon" writer Elias Esquith as "necessary reading" and as an economics primer, a polemic, and a history that offers "insight into austerity's lineage, its theories, its champions and its failures...Mark Blyth's new book explains the damaging consequences of austerity in Europe and the U.S."
  • The People's Assembly Against Austerity (also known as The People's Assembly) is a political organisation based in the United Kingdom that was originally set up to end and reverse the country's government-instituted austerity programme.
  • The inconsistency results from the method of finding the periods of austerity policy in economic history.
  • The anti-austerity movement in the United Kingdom saw major demonstrations throughout the 2010s in response to Conservative-Liberal Democrat coalition government's austerity measures which saw significant reductions in local council budgets, increasing of university tuition fees and reduction of public spending on welfare, education, health and policing, among others.

  • On 1 May 2010, the Greek government announced a series of austerity measures.
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