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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
formal the state of being extremely poor
formal a situation in which you do not have the basic things that you need for a comfortable life
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 description of an economic or political situation based on analysis of information at the present time
to give someone more control over their life or more power to do something
an unregulated form of capitalism that features financial deregulation, privatisation and low tax for high earners
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