Meaning of 开源节流

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kāi yuán jié liú (Trad.: 開源節流)
lit. to open a water source and reduce outflow (idiom); to increase income and save on spending; to broaden the sources of income and economize on expenditure
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Antonyms: 铺张浪费
Example Sentences
In economic work, we should pay attention to opening up the source and regulating the flow from time to time.
Therefore, broadening sources of income and reducing expenditure is the key.
Businesses should learn to increase their profits by increasing income and reducing expenditures.
After the holidays, many are ready to take control of their lives.
But for the most part newspapers have cut their way out of crisis.