Definition of Spending cut

1. Noun. The act of reducing spending.

Generic synonyms: Cut



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Spending Cut

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spend time
spendable
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spendaholics
spendall
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spendier
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spendiferously
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spending cut (current term)
spending money
spending spree
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spendthrift trust
spendthrift trusts
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spense
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Literary usage of Spending cut

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Blunting the Sword: Budget Policy & the Future of Defense by Dennis S. Ippolito (1994)
"For fiscal years 1994 and 1995, with an aggregate cap for discretionary spending, any across-the-board spending cut would be apportioned among all nonexempt ..."

2. Welfare: The Political Economy of Welfare Reform in the United States by Martin Anderson (1978)
"... "In which of the following areas, if any, would you be willing to see federal spending cut?" Welfare was the program area most frequently mentioned, ..."

3. Defense Policy in the Reagan Administration edited by William P. Snyder, James Brown (1997)
"The constitutional challenge to the automatic spending cut procedure does not alter certain legal and political realities under Gramm-Rudman-Hollings. ..."

4. The Egyptian Food Subsidy System: Structure, Performance, and Options for Reform by Akhter U. Ahmed (2001)
"This spending cut permits the government to reduce income tax collection by 3.5 percent (via a uniform cut in the income tax rate for all households), ..."

5. The Wayward Welfare State by Roger A. Freeman (1981)
"Congress said, in so many words: "If you want a spending cut—we'll give you a taste of it." A gradual cutback of categorical grants—with some bunching into ..."

6. Arms Reduction; Economic Implication in the Post-Cold War Era by Lawrence Robert Klein, Fu-chen Lo, Warwick J. McKibbin (1995)
"There could be many components of such a reduction in defence spending - cut-backs or elimination of B-2 bombers, retirement of Minuteman II missiles, ..."

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