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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

Of or relating to action designed to relieve destitution or lack of money and goods.

Usage examples (34)
  • It appears that Ms. Wayne feels that an "antipoverty" candidate must be impoverished.
  • Although Okun's rule focused specifically on "antipoverty" programs, it can be argued that nearly all government outlays are transfers.
  • The antipoverty program has had many achievements.
  • It is claiming that Edwards is using antipoverty to ratchet up his visibility. for more
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