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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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'Otherwise, why is the Presidency on a wild goose chase in investigating Peter Obi, who left office as Governor of Anambra State five years ago with a nationally acclaimed clean record, intact reputation for frugality, transparency, zero tolerance for corruption and leaving behind a huge saving of N75 billion naira in cash and investments; without owing any salaries, pensions, gratuities or even contractors for contracts executed?'
Frugality, gardening, and hidden nutrition--just a few of my favorite things!
With this in mind, it's clear that controlling burn rate - the rate at which you spend capital - is crucial, and frugality is the best way to accomplish this.
In particular, we study voluntary simplicity and frugality. Voluntary simplicity is adopted by those who reduce spending on goods and services to live a simple life and to obtain satisfaction by cultivating nonmaterialistic values (Etzioni 1998; Shama 1981).
In his Essay towards preventing the Ruin of Great Britain, he appeals to what he calls "the old fashioned trite maxims" concerning religion, industry, frugality, and public spirit.
Cultural trends include China's reputation for frugality and a high savings rate during a period of increased wealth along with a penchant for risk-taking.
The frugality approach - When overcome with guilt at the end of the month for spending too much on that watch you loved or the new iPhone you absolutely had to pocket, you make idealistic promises to cut down spending on 'frivolous' things.
3 THE FRUGALITY APPROACH: When overcome with guilt at the end of the month for spending too much on that watch you loved or the new iPhone you absolutely had to pocket, you make idealistic promises to cut down spending on ' frivolous' things.
Smith guided the Chiefs to Super Rugby success before returning to the All Blacks and adding an extra level of frugality to Steve Hansen's already mean-spirited rearguard cordon.
Frugality became more important than ever and as a result, consumers bought mostly essential products and all non-essential items were withdrawn from their shopping lists.
Over half also cite frugality. (While the last two might seem contradictory, risking capital on a startup could generate a significant return; splashing some cash on a Lamborghini will not.)
According to BIA, one of the main virtues of a nation was frugality a a trait hard to cultivate, that must be encouraged, as it is in the base of prosperity.