indigence


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Synonyms for indigence

Synonyms for indigence

a state of extreme poverty or destitution

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Filipino citizens who will be covered under this POS program must be classified as financially incapable to pay his/her Philhealth membership according to the Department of Health classification on indigence, Baawa explained.
On savait que l'apprentissage des langues vivantes en Tunisie est d'une indigence sans precedent.
According to the UN agency, that rate climbs to 85% when a child lives with an unemployed head of household, and the situation of poverty and indigence for minors varies depending on whether the head of household is male or female.
Their monthly allowance, for indigence, pays the same price, for store items, as you do, in the world, out there.
Terrorism is fuelled by the frustrations of young people, their desocialization, lack of dignity, economic, political, cultural and social marginalization, poor governance, corruption, human rights violations, Confusion between politics and religion, theological dogmatism favouring extremism, indigence in education for plurality, tolerance and respect for differences.
that there can be no period of time of detention unless and until there was "meaningful consideration of an individual's indigence and alternatives that would serve the City's interest.
Faisant de la justice sociale le cheval de bataille de sa production, elle s'en va, par la force de l'image, decrire l'extreme indigence d'une population asservie par le systeme de Moubarak.
Unilateral breast cancer: screening of contralateral breast by using preoperative MR imaging reduces indigence of metachronous cancer.
On these bases, the court indicated it had no jurisdiction to determine whether defendant should be granted a waiver of bond and if even it did, defendant has failed to provide evidence of indigence sufficient to persuade the court to grant a waiver.
The IGP said that "we have to formulate our strategy in the light of prevalent environment and culture as knowledge with indigence experience was very necessary to meet the local challenges.
The IGP said, We have to formulate our strategy in the light of prevalent environment and culture as knowledge with indigence experience was very necessary to meet the local challenges.
We're really working to take these people from a place of homelessness and indigence to self-sufficiency," he said.
The District Clerk's actions were undertaken solely and exclusively due to the language of the divorce judgments that suggested Petitioners were to pay the costs, notwithstanding their presumptive indigence," wrote Chris Ponder, an assistant Tarrant County district attorney who is defending Wilder.
Freire and colleagues (6) estimated that in 2010, approximately 23% of older adults in Ecuador were living in good social conditions, 54% in regular or bad social conditions, and 23% in conditions of indigence (6).
s persistently high poverty rate -- about 15 percent, a level little changed since the 1960s -- Romney noted that indigence is significantly lower (just 3 percent) among Americans who (1) graduated high school, (2) held a job; and (3) got married before having a first child.