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vagrancy

Line breaks: va|grancy
Pronunciation: /ˈveɪɡr(ə)nsi
 
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Definition of vagrancy in English:

noun

[mass noun]
The state of living as a vagrant; homelessness: a descent into vagrancy and drug abuse
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  • The question of the future of the banana industry also earned a place on the list as well as policies to improve life in poor communities in an effort to reduce crime, drugs, prostitution and vagrancy.
  • The report concluded that prison terms for relatively minor offences including vagrancy and larceny destabilised family and spousal relationships, and led to a loss of accommodation and employment.
  • It is apparent that the authorities lack the determination and will power to solve the persistent problem of vagrancy.
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