poverty


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poverty

noun absence, bare subsistence, beggarliness, beggary, dearth, deficiency, deficit, depletion, destitution, difficulty, distress, embarrassed circumstances, exigency, famine, humbleness, impecuniosity, impecuniousness, impoverishment, indigence, insolvency, lack, leanness, loss of fortune, meagerness, mendicancy, mendicity, narrow means, necessitousness, necessity, need, neediness, needy circumstances, paucity, pauperism, pennilessness, penury, poor circumstances, privation, reduced circumstances, scantiness, scantness, scarceness, scarcity, shortage, slender means, sparseness, starvation, straitened circumstances, straits, subsistence level, tenuitas, unprosperousness, want
Associated concepts: proceed in forma pauperus
See also: dearth, deficiency, indigence, paucity, privation
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Set in statute targets to reduce child poverty by 2030
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In his message on the 'International Day for the Eradication of Poverty,' he said, 'Today, some 1 billion people live in extreme poverty and more than 800 million endure hunger and malnutrition.
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Keywords Poverty * Deep poverty * Poland * Measurement and analysis * Comparative studies
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