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  *儉* | 儉* | *儉
frugal / thrifty / needy
plain and unadorned / thrifty and simple
sparing / economical
thrifty / sparing / economical
thrifty and plain
to skimp / to be frugal
to lack the necessities of life
to deny oneself comforts in order to save money for one's education
frugality makes honesty (idiom)
lit. empty belly / hollow / vacuous / devoid of content
frugality in order to prevent destitution (idiom)
frugality prevents destitution (idiom)

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