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low-income

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Definition of low-income in English:

adjective

[attributive]
1Relating or belonging to people who earn low wages: low-income families low-income housing
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  • Growing housing unaffordability for low-income families also affects learning.
  • One measure introduced by the government to help low-income families with childcare costs is the Working Families Tax Credit.
  • The Housing Authority is responsible for building rental apartments for the low-income families.
1.1(Of a country) having a low national income: low-income African states
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  • In low-income countries, the people's plight has been particularly severe.
  • The vast majority of illegal software copying takes place in low-income countries.
  • In global terms the divide between high-income and low-income countries will be increased.

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