Poutingly Poverty-stricken

Poverty

Meanings and phrases

poverty

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. the state of having little or no money and few or no material possessions; poorness; impoverishment

poverty grass

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. small heathlike plant covered with white down growing on beaches in northeastern North America; beach heather; Hudsonia tomentosa

poverty level

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a level of personal income defining the state of poverty; poverty line
E.g.
  • 32.3% of families had income at or below the federally defined poverty level.
  • In 2004, almost 25% of African-American families lived below the poverty level.
  • The program covers mothers that make from 200-300% of the federal poverty level.

poverty line

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a level of personal income defining the state of poverty; poverty level
E.g.
  • Population below poverty line:: 46.7% (2011 est.)
  • Population below poverty line: 47% (2006 est.)
  • Population below poverty line: 38% (2008 est.)

poverty trap

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a situation in which an increase in income results in a loss of benefits so that you are no better off

below the poverty

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E.g.
  • About 29% of the population were below the poverty line.
  • 11.0% of the residents have an income below the poverty rate.
  • 22.6% percent of the population was living below the poverty line.

family poverty

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • Forty percent of pupils eligible for a free lunch due to family poverty.
  • In 2013, enrollment was 778 pupils, in grades 6th through 8th, with 32% of pupils eligible for a free lunch due to family poverty.
  • In 2014, enrollment was reported as 786 pupils in 6th through 12th grades, with 40.7% of pupils eligible for a free lunch due to family poverty.

extreme poverty

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • The family moved to Paisley in 1828 in extreme poverty.
  • Another NGO that works to end extreme poverty is Oxfam.
  • Living in extreme poverty, she decided to return to Italy.

federal poverty

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • The program covers mothers that make from 200-300% of the federal poverty level.
  • In 2016, an estimated 41% of neighborhood residents were below the federal poverty level.
  • This reflects the fact that 7.5 million people in rural regions live below the federal poverty line.

living in poverty

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • However, the commune is living in poverty.
  • She worked throughout her life to help children living in poverty.
  • Unable to find a job, Hurstwood and Carrie soon find themselves living in poverty.

federal poverty level

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • The program covers mothers that make from 200-300% of the federal poverty level.
  • In 2016, an estimated 41% of neighborhood residents were below the federal poverty level.
  • Enrollment for Pennsylvania Pre-K Counts is targeted to children living in families earning up to 300 percent of the federal poverty level.

poverty rate

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • The poverty rate had reached 49% in 2001.
  • 11.0% of the residents have an income below the poverty rate.
  • Camden, the poorest city in the state, has a poverty rate of 35.5%.

poverty reduction

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • In 1999, ADB adopted poverty reduction as its overarching goal.
  • population growth) can also have a large impact on prospects for poverty reduction.
  • It represents a worthy new approach to poverty reduction and combating corruption."

lived in poverty

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E.g.
  • He and Camille lived in poverty for most of this period.
  • For some time Stackhouse lived in poverty.
  • The family lived in poverty in Moscow.

poverty alleviation

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E.g.
  • PPAF aims to promote an effective approach to poverty alleviation across Pakistan.
  • MIT’s Abdul Latif Jameel Poverty Action Lab (J-PAL), a poverty alleviation institute.
  • In the same year, the BSP declared microfinance as its flagship program for poverty alleviation.

rural poverty

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • Thaksin's policies were effective at reducing rural poverty and at providing affordable health coverage to the people.
  • He was born into rural poverty, his father died when he was only a few days old and was educated at a one-room school.
  • Dumitrescu, the son of farmers, wanted to become an economist and financier to escape the rural poverty in which he was raised.

died in poverty

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • Sleidanus died in poverty at Strasbourg in October 1556.
  • She died in poverty and obscurity in 1944.
  • Dietz's claim was not a money-maker and he died in poverty.

reduce poverty

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E.g.
  • FtF aims to reduce poverty and undernutrition each by 20 percent over five years.
  • The aim of all of Swisscontact's activities is to reduce poverty by private sector development.
  • Founded by their mother, Queen Mother "Ashi" Dorji Wangmo, the foundation focuses on various efforts to reduce poverty in Bhutan.

below poverty

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • Population below poverty line:: 46.7% (2011 est.)
  • Population below poverty line: 47% (2006 est.)
  • Population below poverty line: 38% (2008 est.)

live in poverty

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • In Puerto Rico, 60% of children live in poverty.
  • Both families live in poverty and endure very poor living conditions.
  • Mexican Americans are three times more likely than European Americans to live in poverty.

poverty rates

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • The racial disparity in poverty rates has narrowed.
  • This has negatively impacted the economy and increased poverty rates.
  • In fact, high poverty rates among elderly women have been linked to lack of pension coverage.

child poverty

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • Ardern intends to halve child poverty in New Zealand within a decade.
  • At the Treasury her brief covered social issues such as child poverty and welfare reform.
  • Ardern's government has focused particularly on the New Zealand housing crisis, child poverty, and social inequality.

relative poverty

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • Towards the end of his life he lived in relative poverty.
  • His final days were spent in relative poverty and obscurity.
  • These children live in relative poverty, but not necessarily in absolute poverty.

levels of poverty

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E.g.
  • Despite this, they also suffered from unemployment, and high levels of poverty.
  • Despite the high levels of poverty, Council Tax is said to be among the highest in the UK.
  • Longsight is an ethnically diverse area, with high levels of poverty, deprivation and crime.

such as poverty

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • In addition, factors such as poverty, lack of resources, malnutrition and environmental factors significantly impacts a fetus physical development and executive functions.
  • Foundations were established to examine the root causes of social problems such as poverty, and social workers became more professional and scientific in their methodology.
  • Some diseases are used as metaphors for social ills: "Cancer" is a common description for anything that is endemic and destructive in society, such as poverty, injustice, or racism.

below poverty line

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • Population below poverty line:: 46.7% (2011 est.)
  • Population below poverty line: 47% (2006 est.)
  • Population below poverty line: 38% (2008 est.)

alleviate poverty

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • This did little to alleviate poverty and the country showed no immediate signs of moving towards democracy.
  • A popular view within the UK is that Britons are relatively generous with regards to helping others alleviate poverty and hunger.
  • Turkish education became an integrative system, aimed to alleviate poverty and used female education to establish gender equality.

abject poverty

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • He was born and raised in Auburn, Alabama, living in abject poverty.
  • Having lost Ti Noel in a card game, Lenormand de Mezy dies shortly after in abject poverty.
  • In 2003, 80% of all Haitians were poor (54% living in abject poverty) and 47.1% were illiterate.

federal poverty line

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • This reflects the fact that 7.5 million people in rural regions live below the federal poverty line.
  • As of 1973, about "46.2% of the Puerto Rican migrants in East Harlem were living below the federal poverty line."
  • Of the 5.2 million patients served in 2009, 70% were below the federal poverty line and around 66% had no health insurance.

against poverty

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • Struggling against poverty, Patrick learned to read and write and from 1798 taught others.
  • Nagusuca said she intended to make women's issues and the fight against poverty a priority in Parliament.
  • Many prominent people in the Church of England have spoken out against poverty and welfare cuts in the United Kingdom.
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