meanstest

means-test

[meenz-test]
verb (used with object)
1.
to subject (a person or a specific benefit) to a means test: The government proposes to means-test medicare.
verb (used without object)
2.
to perform a means test: fair and responsible means-testing.

Origin:
1960–65

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