the destitute

noun

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: people who are extremely poor : needy people The charity provides food and clothing for the destitute.

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“The destitute.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/the%20destitute. Accessed 24 January 2020.

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