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deserving

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishdeservingde‧serv‧ing /dɪˈzɜːvɪŋ $ -ɜːr-/ adjective 🔊 🔊 1 NEEDneeding help and support, especially financial supportdeserving causes/cases 🔊 The National Lottery provides extra money for deserving causes.2 be deserving of something
Examples from the Corpus
deservingA distinction would be made between the deserving and the undeserving poor.The college has had the heart-rending task of choosing between applications from equally deserving cases.Three ads, two deserving causes and a guy offering to sell me information.The government has wrongly denied benefits to many deserving children.A problem deserving consideration is how strong the rebel forces actually were.You see, the parish owns some property which is rented very cheaply to deserving people.But it says with it has a limited budget and Touchdown will have to compete with other deserving projects.deserving causes/casesMoreover, as I explained to you, I have a waiting list of really deserving cases.The college has had the heart-rending task of choosing between applications from equally deserving cases.They say: It could be spent on more deserving cases.Three ads, two deserving causes and a guy offering to sell me information.It also promotes team spirit, raises thousands for well deserving causes and, above all, is fun!In deserving cases the courts would sometimes find implied permission.
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