1. the state of having little or no money and few or no material possessionsSource or sample of word "poverty"
2. Poverty is the lack of basic human needs, such as clean water, nutrition, health care, education, clothing and shelter, because of the inability to afford them. This is also referred to as absolute poverty or destitution. ...Source or sample of word "poverty"
3. Thomas Joseph Abate III (born August 20, 1978, in Lawrence, Massachusetts), also known as Poverty, is a hip-hop artist and actor from the New England area.Source or sample of word "poverty"
4. The quality or state of being poor or indigent; want or scarcity of means of subsistence; indigence; need; Any deficiency of elements or resources that are needed or desired, or that constitute richness; as, poverty of soil; poverty of the blood; poverty of ideasSource or sample of word "poverty"
5. People are said to be living in poverty if their income and resources are so inadequate as to preclude them from having a standard of living considered acceptable in Irish society. ...Source or sample of word "poverty"
6. A family is “in poverty” when its total income is below the poverty threshold for the family’s specific size and composition (number of adults and children). ...Source or sample of word "poverty"
7. A certain level of material deprivation below which an individual suffers physically, emotionally and socially. There are a number of methods of determining this level of deprivation.Source or sample of word "poverty"
8. "To be impoverished is to lack or be denied adequate resources to participate meaningfully in society" (from Krieger N. A Glossary for Social Epidemiology, J Epidemiol Community Health 2001; 55:693-700.)Source or sample of word "poverty"
9. the state of one with insufficient resources.--Anitha R 22:06, 6 October 2008 (UTC)Merriam-Webster Online Dictionary.Source or sample of word "poverty"
10. is a condition in which a person or community is deprived of, or lacks the essentials for a minimum standard of well-being and life. ...Source or sample of word "poverty"
11. n. Having too much month left at the end of the money.Source or sample of word "poverty"
12. One of the three evangelical counsels* or vows.* The vow of poverty requires that a person give us the use (simple vows*) and ultimately the right of ownership (solemn vows*) of all he possesses. In the Augustinian tradition all things are held in common. ...Source or sample of word "poverty"
13. What the lowest income recipients, who deserve lifelong entitlements and public assistance instead of the crass “upward mobility” offered to them by the capitalist system, live in. ...Source or sample of word "poverty"
14. Absolute poverty (defined as a person living on $1 or less per day) affects 1.3 billion people (one fifth of the world’s population) and the pressure of poverty is probably the major cause of environmental degradation and pollution on earth. ...Source or sample of word "poverty"
15. All baptised persons are called to a reverent appreciation of the resources available to them. Women and men who vow poverty commit themselves to living simply, to sharing all things in common and not exercising ownership over things, for the good of their religious community and its mission in ...Source or sample of word "poverty"
16. The state of living on less than $2 a day, according to the World Bank. Poverty can also represent a lack of opportunity and empowerment, and bad quality of life in general. See What is Poverty? for more information.Source or sample of word "poverty"
17. a hand to mouth existence with no opportunity for planning a way out of itSource or sample of word "poverty"
18. An income level defined by the Census Bureau that determines a family’s poverty status. This level is adjusted yearly as changes occur in the national economy’s Consumer Price Index and costs of living.Source or sample of word "poverty"
19. economic condition in which people lack sufficient income to obtain certain minimal levels of food, housing, clothing, health services, and education generally recognized as necessary to ensure an adequate standard of living. ...Source or sample of word "poverty"
20. The condition of want experienced by those who are poor, whom Christ called "blessed," and for whom he had a special love. In imitation of Christ, the Church expresses her concern for the poor by working for justice and solidarity. ...Source or sample of word "poverty"
21. The Republican engineered failure of Liberalism to sufficiently redistribute the Wealth of the nation so every job, no matter how simple, pays an upper middle-class wage. CSource or sample of word "poverty"
22. A term that characterizes the lowest socioeconomic stratum within a society. The official definition of poverty income levels is revised annually in the U.S. based on changes in the cost of living, as reflected in the Consumer Price Index.Source or sample of word "poverty"
23. a great wealth, provided one is also short of a wife and family. /Source or sample of word "poverty"
24. This is where people are poor, have no savings, own very little and often have low living standards.Source or sample of word "poverty"
25. I. THE MORAL DOCTRINE OF POVERTY JesusSource or sample of word "poverty"