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frugality

noun abstention, abstinence, austerity, carefulness, chariness, economizing, economy, moderation, parsimoniousness, parsimony, plain living, prudence, retrenchment, scrimping, temperance, thrift, thriftiness, unwastefulness
See also: austerity, management, moderation, prudence, temperance
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Aside from making you less dependent on investors who may or may not be there when you need money at some point in the future, ramen profitability will demonstrate that you've got a product people are willing to pay for and that you possess the all-important quality of frugality.
Such conclusion is supported by previous research that found negative correlations between materialism and frugality (Lastovicka et al.
Turning his attention to another old-fashioned maxim, Berkeley holds that frugality both complements industry and opposes luxury.
Frugality and risk-taking in Chinese culture make for heady mix - and gyrations for global markets
Frugality, quite simply, is about choosing the things you love enough to spend extravagantly on and then cutting costs mercilessly on the things you don't love.
Frugality isn't about cutting your spending on everything.
While consumer budgets will be restricted and frugality will be an important factor, fragrances is perceived to be non-essential and will continue to lose sales; however, once the economy stabilises, fragrances is expected to show positive development and slowly regain lost sales.
While a perfect balance of the three is preferred, common sense and frugality are always secondary to emotion.
One example is a new type of frugality that has emerged in the Great Recession's wake.
It begs the question in a time of economic frugality is this money well spent?
The new Mazda6 demonstrates that frugality doesn't mean having to compromise on space, comfort and practicality, or any of the other attributes that make up the ideal family transport.
Qishan said that frugality was a traditional virtue with a long history in China, adding that 'hedonism should be curbed'.