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- n. The practice of being frugal.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A conscious cultivation, defense, and advocacy of thrift and prudence by many persons or by a class; a kind of cult, distinguished from the personal habit of frugality.
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He said this was an era to set an example of "frugalism" and Cabinet wanted to set an example in this regard.
Woolies chief worries about shoppers 'ongoing ` frugalism' RETAIL giant Woolworths has warned that shoppers are continuing to keep a tight rein on spending despite improvements in the economic environment.
Chief executive Michael Luscombe said "frugalism is a defining feature of the Australian consumer right now" and warned future interest rates could also cause uncertainty.