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cash-strapped

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishcash-strappedˈcash-strapped adjective  POORnot having enough money cash-strapped governments cash-strapped shoppers
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cash-strappedHe's paid more than the bosses who run his cash-strapped city.His cash-strapped employers jumped at the offer.The cash-strapped Hammers will sell the £600,000 signing from Luton in October 1990, as long as the price is right.But while Stockton councillors yesterday agreed to put £19,000 towards the costs, cash-strapped Middlesbrough said they could spend no more than £10,000.the cash-strapped school district
From Longman Business Dictionarycash-strappedˈcash-strapped adjective [only before a noun] journalismCOMMERCE not having enough moneyThe cash-strapped airline isn’t making lease payments on its aircraft.
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