poverty

  • 141 poverty level — noun see poverty line …

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  • 142 Poverty Valley Aerodrome — is a small aerodrome located near Poverty Valley, Saskatchewan, Canada. This location is near Saskatchewan Highway 612 south of Neidpath, Saskatchewan. McMahon is to the west, and Hodgeville to the east. Swift Current is the nearest large center… …

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  • 143 Poverty Alleviating Party — The Poverty Alleviating Party is a political party in the Maldives. It was registered with the Election Commission on 5 September 2008. [cite web |title=Two political parties registered |url=http://www.maldiveschronicle.com/political parties… …

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  • 144 poverty line — a minimum income level used as an official standard for determining the proportion of a population living in poverty. * * * …

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  • 145 poverty line — noun The threshold of poverty, below which ones income does not cover necessities …

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  • 146 poverty trap —    The poverty trap refers to the position when an increase in earnings results in a loss of income tested benefit payments which – combined with liability for income tax and other deductions – means that the recipient is no better off. This… …

    Glossary of UK Government and Politics

  • 147 poverty trap — The situation low income individuals or families may face when taking up paid employment or securing higher earnings, if the loss of means tested state welfare benefits and/or new income tax payments are equal to, or even exceed additional… …

    Dictionary of sociology

  • 148 poverty line — minimum income standard that is used as an index to determine how many people are living in poverty …

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  • 149 poverty trap — /ˈpɒvəti træp/ (say povuhtee trap) noun a state of poverty from which it is difficult to escape because any attempt to improve one s circumstances by seeking employment leaves one worse off than one was when totally dependent on social security,… …

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  • 150 poverty-stricken — adjective Date: 1803 very poor ; destitute …

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  • 151 Poverty Point National Monument — geographical name site NE Louisiana featuring prehistoric earthworks …

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  • 152 Poverty in Switzerland — Historically, Switzerland has been a poor country, especially in the Alpine region. From the 17th century, incipient industrialisation brought wealth to the cities, particularly to Zurich, but rural areas remained destitute well into the 19th… …

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  • 153 Poverty Hollow Airport — is a private airport located 4 miles north of Sheridan in Yamhill County, Oregon, USA.External links …

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  • 154 poverty-stricken — adjective Very poor …

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  • 155 poverty of content — disordered speech in which quantity is normal but content is altered so that very little or nothing is communicated …

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  • 156 poverty of movement — the akinesia or bradykinesia seen in subjects with parkinsonism …

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  • 157 poverty stricken — Synonyms and related words: beggared, beggarly, bereaved, bereft, deprived, disadvantaged, fleeced, ghettoized, impoverished, in need, in rags, in want, indigent, mendicant, necessitous, needy, on relief, out at elbows, pauperized, starveling,… …

    Moby Thesaurus

  • 158 poverty pack — I Canadian Slang A six pack of beer (six cans or bottles). II Canadian Slang a six pack of beer. Used in Southern New Brunswick …

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  • 159 poverty-stricken — I (Roget s IV) modif. Syn. penniless, broke, bankrupt; see poor 1 , wanting 1 . II (Roget s 3 Superthesaurus) a. impoverished, strapped, broke. see poor III (Roget s Thesaurus II) adjective Having little or no money or wealth: beggarly, destitute …

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  • 160 Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper — ⇡ PRSP …

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