bodied

adjective
bod·ied | \ˈbä-dēd \

Definition of bodied 

: having a body of a specified kind used in combination full-bodiedglass-bodied

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The Chicago Housing Authority is one of a handful of housing agencies across the country that already has work requirements for able-bodied beneficiaries. Greg Trotter, chicagotribune.com, "Split over plan to expand food stamp work requirements: 'A good thing' or 'a recipe for disaster'," 10 May 2018 Chicago requires able-bodied beneficiaries to work 20 hours a week. Washington Post, BostonGlobe.com, "HUD secretary proposes raising rent for low-income Americans receiving federal housing subsidies," 26 Apr. 2018 Chicago requires able-bodied beneficiaries to work 20 hours a week. The Washington Post, OregonLive.com, "Ben Carson proposes raising rent for low-income Americans receiving federal housing subsidies," 25 Apr. 2018 Chicago requires able-bodied beneficiaries to work 20 hours a week. Washington Post, latimes.com, "Trump administration wants to raise rents and require work for housing subsidies," 25 Apr. 2018 Roughly half of the 350,000 able-bodied Medicaid beneficiaries in Kentucky currently do not meet the work requirements, by the government’s estimates, and could lose their benefits. Eduardo Porter, New York Times, "Making Medicaid a Tool for Moral Education May Let Some Die," 16 Jan. 2018 Indeed, the idea is that once gainfully employed, the able-bodied would then be able to get health insurance on their own or through their employers. Ed Kilgore, Daily Intelligencer, "GOP States Are Trying to Put Time Limits on Medicaid," 6 Feb. 2018 Kentucky was the first of four states to receive approval from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) to require that able-bodied Medicaid recipients work at least 80 hours a month or lose their benefits. NBC News, "Judge bars Kentucky from requiring Medicaid recipients to work," 30 June 2018 All able-bodied South Korean men are required to serve at least 21 months in the military, and those who don’t comply usually receive 18 months in prison and a lifetime criminal record. Eun-young Jeong, WSJ, "Court Orders South Korea to Overhaul Hallowed Conscription Law," 28 June 2018

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First Known Use of bodied

circa 1547, in the meaning defined above

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