austero


austero
adj.
1 austere, frugal.
2 austere, strict, ascetic, rigorous.
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austero
adjetivo
1 (sobrio) austere
2 (severo) severe, stern
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(f. - austera)
adj.
austere
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ADJ (=frugal) austere; (=severo) severe
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-ra adjetivo <vida/costumbres/estilo> austere

es austero en el comer — he is frugal in his eating habits

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= restrained, austere, stern, frugal, ascetic, Draconian, Spartan.
Ex. The stereotype of the governess as exemplified in Jane Eyre -- intelligent, restrained, soberly clad -- was the predecessor of the librarian as an occupation in which the women of the period, the 'guardians of morality' could find genteel employment.
Ex. This article examines the positive approaches taken in one library to gain control over an austere budget and mitigate its effects.
Ex. There are two good reasons for this stern rule.
Ex. In a small library this arrangement is not only frugal but also efficient.
Ex. In his outward appearance Hitler showed himself as a prudish & ascetic person, overly concerned with personal cleanliness .
Ex. Now this may sound somewhat Draconian as an approach to the problem, but I really do believe, and I have studied this and thought about it very carefully for many years, that this is the only answer, that anything else is just an amelioration of the problem and is building up problems for the future.
Ex. I haven't forgotten those days of making a 'Herculean effort on a Spartan budget'.
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-ra adjetivo <vida/costumbres/estilo> austere

es austero en el comer — he is frugal in his eating habits

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= restrained, austere, stern, frugal, ascetic, Draconian, Spartan.

Ex: The stereotype of the governess as exemplified in Jane Eyre -- intelligent, restrained, soberly clad -- was the predecessor of the librarian as an occupation in which the women of the period, the 'guardians of morality' could find genteel employment.

Ex: This article examines the positive approaches taken in one library to gain control over an austere budget and mitigate its effects.
Ex: There are two good reasons for this stern rule.
Ex: In a small library this arrangement is not only frugal but also efficient.
Ex: In his outward appearance Hitler showed himself as a prudish & ascetic person, overly concerned with personal cleanliness .
Ex: Now this may sound somewhat Draconian as an approach to the problem, but I really do believe, and I have studied this and thought about it very carefully for many years, that this is the only answer, that anything else is just an amelioration of the problem and is building up problems for the future.
Ex: I haven't forgotten those days of making a 'Herculean effort on a Spartan budget'.

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austero -ra
adjective
‹persona/vida/costumbres› austere; ‹decoración/estilo› austere
es austero en el comer he is frugal in his eating habits
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austero
-ra adjetivo ‹vida/costumbres/estiloaustere;

es austero en el comer he is frugal in his eating habits
austero,-a adjetivo austere

'austero' also found in these entries:
Spanish:
austera
English:
austere
- severe
- stark
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austero, -a adj
1. [costumbres, vida] austere;
adoptar un presupuesto austero to limit budgetary expenditure
2. [estilo] austere;
[ropa] plain
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austero
adj austere
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austero, -ra adj
: austere

Spanish-English dictionary. 2013.

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  • austero — austero, ra adjetivo 1. Que se limita a lo necesario y prescinde de lo superfluo o decorativo: estilo austero, edificio austero, ropa austera. 2. Que actúa con rigor o severidad: costumbres austeras. Lleva una vida muy austera …   Diccionario Salamanca de la Lengua Española

  • austero — /au stɛro/ agg. [dal lat. austerus, gr. aystērós aspro, rude ]. 1. [di cosa o persona che esprime sobrietà e moderazione: uomo a. ; costume a. ] ▶◀ castigato, continente, frugale, misurato, moderato, parco, sobrio, temperante. ↑ astinente.… …   Enciclopedia Italiana

  • austero — ит. [аустэ/ро] con austeritá [кон аустэрита/] строго, сурово …   Словарь иностранных музыкальных терминов

  • austero — austero, ra adjetivo 1) agrio, áspero, acerbo. Se refieren al sabor. 2) severo, riguroso, rígido. Se refieren al género de vida o al que lo sigue. 3) sobrio, moderado …   Diccionario de sinónimos y antónimos

  • austero — |é| adj. 1. Que é muito rigoroso em seus princípios. 2. Rígido, severo. 3. Sério e grave. 4. Penoso. 5. Ríspido. 6. Sombrio, escuro.   ‣ Etimologia: latim austerus, a, um …   Dicionário da Língua Portuguesa

  • austero — austero, ra (Del lat. austērus, y este del gr. αὐστηρός). 1. adj. Severo, rigurosamente ajustado a las normas de la moral. 2. Sobrio, morigerado, sencillo, sin ninguna clase de alardes. 3. Agrio, astringente y áspero al gusto. 4. Retirado,… …   Diccionario de la lengua española

  • austero — (Del lat. austerus, áspero, severo < gr. austeros.) ► adjetivo 1 Que se comporta con austeridad: ■ su vida es muy austera y vive con poco dinero. ANTÓNIMO frívolo 2 Que es sobrio y sin adorno ni cosa superflua: ■ el monumento es demasiado… …   Enciclopedia Universal

  • austero — au·stè·ro agg. CO 1a. estremamente severo con se stesso e rigido nell osservanza dei doveri: un preside austero, carattere austero Sinonimi: fiero, intransigente, rigido, rigoroso, severo. Contrari: gaudente. 1b. che non concede nulla al piacere… …   Dizionario italiano

  • austero — agg. rigido, rigoroso, serio, severo □ duro, aspro, inflessibile, fermo □ solenne, compassato, grave □ continente, sobrio, frugale, spartano CONTR. dolce, benigno, bonario, clemente □ indulgente, tollerante, corrivo □ spensierato, scherzoso,… …   Sinonimi e Contrari. Terza edizione

  • austero — {{#}}{{LM A04071}}{{〓}} {{SynA04164}} {{[}}austero{{]}}, {{[}}austera{{]}} ‹aus·te·ro, ra› {{《}}▍ adj.{{》}} {{<}}1{{>}} Severo o estricto en el cumplimiento de las normas morales: • una vida austera.{{○}} {{<}}2{{>}} Sencillo, moderado, o sin… …   Diccionario de uso del español actual con sinónimos y antónimos

  • austero — (adj) (Intermedio) severo en comportamiento y moralidad Ejemplos: Proviene de una familia austera y entonces educa a sus hijos rigurosamente. Llevó una vida austera y sin lujos. Sinónimos: estricto, disciplinado …   Español Extremo Basic and Intermediate


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