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means test
American English: /ˈminz ˌtɛst/

Translation of means test in Spanish:


  • (investigación de los ingresos de una persona para determinar si tiene derecho o no a ciertas prestaciones)
    Example sentences
    • The new law uses a means test to determine ability to continue paying debts over an extended period of time.
    • The proposed law would require a means test to determine whether a consumer can file a Chapter 7 bankruptcy, which liquidates assets and eliminates debt, or a Chapter 13, which requires a repayment plan.
    • The Bankruptcy Act will implement a means test to determine ability to shell out at least a portion of arrears.

also: means-test transitive verb

  • comprobar los recursos económicos de
    Example sentences
    • The government will be means-testing half the entire pensioner population.
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