anti-poverty

adjective an·ti-pov·er·ty \ ˌan-tē-ˈpä-vər-tē , ˌan-tī- \
variants: or antipoverty

Definition of anti-poverty

:opposing poverty :designed or intended to relieve poverty
  • anti-poverty efforts/policies
  • … the legislation severely restricts eligibility for food stamps, Medicaid and other benefits, cutting $56 billion from antipoverty programs.
  • —Ellen L. Bassuk et al.

First Known Use of anti-poverty

1880


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