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  • adj. superlative form of needy: most needy.

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Examples

  • His idea to collect the tax and then somehow refund to the neediest is the worst kind of paternalistic thinking.

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  • In my community, some of the neediest are our lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer LGBTQ homeless youth and young adults.

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  • “Any nation that year after year continues to raise the Defense budget while cutting social programs to the neediest is a nation approaching spiritual death.”

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  • "Any nation that year after year continues to raise the Defense budget while cutting social programs to the neediest is a nation approaching spiritual death."

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  • "War is the greatest plague that afflicts humanity, it destroys religion, it destroys states and it destroys families … Any nation that year after year continues to raise the Defense budget while cutting social programs to the neediest is a nation approaching spiritual death."

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  • There are a myriad of scenarios that can be played out here, but as always, it's the "neediest" of families who lose the most.

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  • Africa's "neediest" farmers buy seeds, fertilizers and hand tools.

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  • In fact, expanding the food stamp program, so that people could eat at all, was considered one of the most effective stimulus provisions ” on the theory that money given to the neediest was the most likely to be spent quickly.

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  • However, he did encourage the creation of charitable organisations to help the "neediest" in society, such as orphans, abandoned women or even diabetics.

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  • "We had to figure out a way to improve the lives of some of our neediest children and some of those improvements required that we make some bets," said Susan Muranishi, Alameda County administrator.

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