poverty

  • 41 poverty — Synonyms and related words: beggary, dearth, destitution, difficulty, distress, embarrassment, exigency, hand to mouth existence, hardship, impecuniousness, impoverishment, inadequacy, indigence, insolvency, insufficiency, juncture, lack,… …

    Moby Thesaurus

  • 42 poverty — see POOR …

    The Hutchinson dictionary of word origins

  • 43 poverty — pov·er·ty || pÉ‘vÉ™(r)tɪ / pÉ’ n. state of being poor, destitution, indigence; scantiness, deficiency, scarcity …

    English contemporary dictionary

  • 44 poverty — noun 1》 the state of being extremely poor.     ↘the renunciation of the right to individual ownership of property as part of a religious vow. 2》 the state of being insufficient in amount. Origin ME: from OFr. poverte, from L. paupertas, from… …

    English new terms dictionary

  • 45 poverty — n. 1. Indigence, penury, want, destitution, need, necessity, privation, neediness, distress, straitened circumstances. 2. Beggary, mendicancy, pauperism. 3. Need, lack, want, deficiency, scantiness, sparingness, meagreness, jejuneness. 4. Paucity …

    New dictionary of synonyms

  • 46 poverty — n 1. indigence, impoverishment, penury, impecuniousness, neediness, necessitousness; privation, destitution, pennilessness, hand to mouth existence; beggary, pauperism, mendicity; distress, difficulties, straits, narrow straits, straitened or… …

    A Note on the Style of the synonym finder

  • 47 poverty — pov·er·ty …

    English syllables

  • 48 poverty —  Нищета …

    Вестминстерский словарь теологических терминов

  • 49 poverty — pov•er•ty [[t]ˈpɒv ər ti[/t]] n. 1) the state or condition of having little or no money, goods, or means of support; condition of being poor; indigence 2) deficiency of necessary or desirable ingredients, qualities, etc 3) scantiness;… …

    From formal English to slang

  • 50 poverty — The state or condition of being poor. See also indigent …

    Black's law dictionary

  • 51 poverty — Absence of assets. Bowersox s Appeal, 100 Pa 434. The condition of being poor, that is, lacking means sufficient for comfortable living. See poor; poor person …

    Ballentine's law dictionary

  • 52 poverty — see POOR …

    Word origins

  • 53 Poverty in South America — Poverty is a result of people s inability to attain food, shelter, money, clothing, education, and any other essentials towards the well being of living. Many people that are suffering from poverty live in the low income areas known as rural… …

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  • 54 Poverty Point — State Historic Site Mound A, der größte Mound in Poverty Point …

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  • 55 Poverty and Pauperism — • Persons whose existence is dependent for any considerable period upon charitable assistance, whether this assistance be public or private. Catholic Encyclopedia. Kevin Knight. 2006. Poverty and Pauperism     Poverty and Paup …

    Catholic encyclopedia

  • 56 Poverty in Australia — is a contentious political issue. There is little doubt there is absolute poverty in Australia especially in Aboriginal communities. However many on the Left of Australian politics argue that relative poverty ought to be the appropriate measure.… …

    Wikipedia

  • 57 Poverty in China — refers to people whose income is less than a poverty line of $1 per day (PPP) set by the World Bank benchmark (see Measuring poverty). Poverty has affected all aspects of the nation’s life, including the environment, health, education, housing,… …

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  • 58 Poverty in Canada — remains prevalent with some segments of society. The measurement of poverty has been a challenge as there is no official government measure. There is an ongoing debate in Canada about whether a relative measure of poverty, or absolute measure of… …

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  • 59 Poverty reduction — (or poverty alleviation ) is any process which seeks to reduce the level of poverty in a community, or amongst a group of people or countries. Poverty reduction programs may be aimed at economic or non economic poverty. Some of the popular… …

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  • 60 Poverty in Pakistan — is a growing concern. Although the middle class has grown in Pakistan, nearly one quarter of the population is classified poor as of October 2006.cite web url=http://southasia.oneworld.net/article/view/135153/1/1893 title=World bank, UNDP… …

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