poverty

Type: Term Definitions: 1. peniaphobia.
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poverty

[n] - the state of having little or no money and few or no material possessions
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poverty

Condition in which the basic needs of human beings (shelter, food, and clothing) are not being met. Over one-fifth of the world's population was living in extreme poverty in 1995, of which around...
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Poverty

Pov'er·ty (pŏv'ẽr*tȳ) noun [ Middle English poverte , Old French poverté , French pauvreté , from Latin paupertas , from pauper poor. See Poor .] 1. The quality or state of being poor or indigent; want or scarcity of means of s...
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poverty

1. The quality or state of being poor or indigent; want or scarcity of means of subsistence; indigence; need. 'Swathed in numblest poverty.' 'The drunkard and the glutton shall come to poverty.' (Prov. Xxiii. 21) ... 2. Any deficiency of elements or resources that are needed or desired, or that constitute richness; as, poverty of soil; poverty of t...
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poverty

poorness noun the state of having little or no money and few or no material possessions
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poverty

As commonly defined by U.S. researchers: the state of living in a family with income below the federally defined poverty line. Relevant terms: idle, poor, poverty, urban ghetto. Source: Blank, ITAN Contexts: data; poverty
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Poverty

• (n.) Any deficiency of elements or resources that are needed or desired, or that constitute richness; as, poverty of soil; poverty of the blood; poverty of ideas. • (n.) The quality or state of being poor or indigent; want or scarcity of means of subsistence; indigence; need.
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poverty

the state of one who lacks a usual or socially acceptable amount of money or material possessions. Poverty is said to exist when people lack the ... [98 related articles]
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poverty

condition of being poor
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poverty

Condition in which the basic needs of human beings (shelter, food, and clothing) are not being met. Over one-fifth of the world's population was living in extreme poverty in 1995, of which around 70% were women. Nearly 13.5 million children under five die each year from poverty-relate...
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Poverty

Poverty is general scarcity or dearth, or the state of one who lacks a certain amount of material possessions or money. Absolute poverty or destitution refers to the deprivation of basic human needs, which commonly includes food, water, sanitation, clothing, shelter, health care and education. Relative poverty is defined contextually as economic i...
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Poverty

[disambiguation] Poverty is the state of one who lacks a certain amount of material possessions or money. Poverty may also refer to: ...
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Poverty

Condition of being unable to achieve an adequate standard of living. Today, standards of living vary greatly among and within nations. Nonetheless, the effects of poverty remain constant: hunger, homelessness, lack of education, and lack of resources to fulfill basic human needs. For example, one of the main causes of hunger is poverty. Most people...
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