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adjective austere pronunciation in American English /ɔˈstɪr/
  1. 1
    plain in style and without decoration

    The church is large and austere.

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  2. 2
    strict and serious in manner

    An austere, silent woman showed him around the small apartment.

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  3. 3
    an austere way of living is simple and not very comfortable

    He was a man of austere habits.

  4. 4
    severely reducing the amount of money that is spent, in a way that is likely to produce unpleasant effects

    austere measures

    austere economic policies

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austerely

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