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[an-tee-pov-er-tee, an-tahy-] /ˌæn tiˈpɒv ər ti, ˌæn taɪ-/
designed or directed to reduce or abolish poverty (used especially in describing certain governmental programs).
Origin of antipoverty Unabridged
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  • Besides opposing integration, he also voted against antipoverty and open-housing legislation.
  • These data indicate the difficulty of developing specific antipoverty policies for specific groups.
  • Discusses why antipoverty programs intended for the really poor usually help only those who can help themselves.
  • The grant provides a variety of antipoverty services.

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