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Related to poor: House poor, Poor in spirit
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people without possessions or wealth (considered as a group)

having little money or few possessions

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characterized by or indicating poverty

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lacking in specific resources, qualities or substances

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not sufficient to meet a need

unsatisfactory

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It's also quite obvious that the biggest difference between poor people and rich people is money--not some weird disdain for social norms.
The War on Poverty was heavily invested in education, training, and social services--the hand-up, not the hand-out--to bring poor people into the mainstream of employment and opportunity.
Not all Catholic immigrants were poor in body, but most were poor in spirit.
Atticus said professional people were poor because the farmers were poor.
Food For The Poor is the 5th largest international charity in the U.
Even Pope John Paul II has adopted his own version of the phrase when he talks about a "preferential love of the poor.
Working poverty is not a short transition between welfare and 'decent' work for most of the working poor.
The presumption, and conclusion, was that inequality deterioration had led to considerable welfare loss for the poor, i.
The poor law ideal of perfect regimentation co-existed with the reality of a different system of power: based on personal connections, sectarianism, and violent authority--not unrelated to the hierarchies of Irish society.
Broder notes that upper and middle class reformers focused on the 'unnatural' family life of the poor as the major source of urban social problems, while labor activists blamed such problems on structural flaws in American society.
In each set of vignettes, students demonstrated characteristics defined as poor strategy use or poor motivation or baseline characteristics that exemplified efficient motivation and strategy use.
This provision, adopted with no thought for its effect on access to health care, could be a disaster for poor countries, because pharmaceutical companies price their drugs for rich-country markets, and have incentives to write off the poor who do not count financially, instead of having greatly varying prices which might lead to public-relations problems in rich countries.
Following the original example of Jesus and the more recent examples of Liberation Theology, Christian theologians have been moving among the poor, especially the urban poor, in order to discover and articulate a new word about God.
Separate schools for poor and working-class kids on the one hand, and middle-class and wealthy children on the other, are inherently unequal, he believed.