Definition of Sumptuary in English :

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Sumptuary meaning in English

Meaning of Sumptuary in English

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Sumptuary pronunciation in English

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Sumptuary

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Adjective

1. sumptuary

regulating or controlling expenditure or personal behavior

Example Sentences:
'sumptuary laws discouraging construction of large houses on small plots'
'sumptuary laws forbidding gambling'

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Sumptuary

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adjective
relating to or controlling expenditure or extravagance

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Sumptuary

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adjective
of or regulating expenses or expenditures; specif., seeking to regulate extravagance on religious or moral grounds

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Sumptuary

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adj.
1. Legally regulating expenditures considered extravagant.
2. Legally prohibiting or discouraging, as by the imposition of taxes, certain behaviors: sumptuary laws forbidding gambling.

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