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a situation in which someone does not have enough money to pay for their basic needs
a situation in which economic conditions are bad and people’s living standards fall
a lack of money, food, and other things someone needs to live
a situation in which people do not have basic things that they need to live a comfortable life
the state of having no money or possessions
the state of not having any money
living conditions in which someone has only as much food and money as they need in order to stay alive
the ability to stay alive when you do not have much food or money
… a language for human communication which has been invented and has not developed naturally
money, food, or clothes given to poor people
spectacles; boiled sweets, candy; soft aniseed-flavoured jelly sweets coated with blue and pink sugar sprinkles
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