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From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishhandouthand‧out /ˈhændaʊt/ ●●○ noun [countable]  1 GIVEmoney or goods that are given to someone, for example because they are poor people who have to live on handouts from the state a cash handout2 INFORMATIONa piece of paper with information, which is given to people who are attending a lesson, meeting etc Please read the handout.
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handoutThere are also handouts, which may be photocopied for personal use.Votes are free and can not be bought in exchange for handouts or offers of subsequent benefits.She applied for a bank loan because she did not want to depend on her father for handouts.They sat in the littered corners at the ends, beggars in various states of desperation waiting mutely for handouts.The unemployed need jobs, not government handouts!While sharing a cigarette with a newspaper vendor, he makes more in handouts than the other man does selling papers.There's a four-page handout that you can pick up as you leave.Desks were littered with yards of wire stories, celebrity bulletins, picture handouts, telephone messages, and empty coffee cups.My parents were too proud to take handouts from the government.The handouts are intermittent; the amounts vary, as does the regularity of payment.
From Longman Business Dictionaryhandouthand‧out /ˈhændaʊt/ noun [countable]1money or goods that are given to someone, for example because they are poorVeterans said they’re asking for jobs, not handouts.2a piece of paper with information on it, given to the people at a meeting, event etcThe Air Force gave reporters a handout listing staff locations.
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