anti–poverty

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

Definition of anti–poverty

  1. :  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.

1880

First Known Use of anti–poverty

1880


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