poor relief

noun

Definition of poor relief

: relief or assistance usually administered by local officials with funds from the local treasury for the aid of the needy in a community

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“Poor relief.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/poor%20relief. Accessed 16 Oct. 2021.

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