English version

needy

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishneedyneed‧y /ˈniːdi/ ●○○ adjective 🔊 🔊 1 POOR a) having very little food or money 🔊 a needy family b) the needyPOOR needy people 🔊 money to help the needysee thesaurus at poor2 needing and wanting a lot of love and attention
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needyBoth sides, the benefactor and beneficiary, were equally needy.Bush has agreed to serve as co-chairman with Clinton at an April summit in Philadelphia to encourage volunteers to help the needy.The holiday is also celebrated with small gifts for children and the distribution of meat to the needy.It is recorded that he spent his income on the needy and for pious endeavors.The numbers of needy aren't going down.It all went to needy charities, both at home and in the Third World.Spreading the benefits too thinly, however, might undermine the viability of the most needy practices.We are more despondent and needy than ever!
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