English to Afrikaans Meaning :: indigent

Indigent :
hulpbehoewende
- hulpbehoewendeindigentlyhulpbehoewendes
 

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Adjective(1) poor enough to need help from others

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(1) It's the tag that has stuck to several senior citizens in this rural town who provide lunch once per week for about 100 indigent persons.(2) The number of indigent poor, 6 million people, is now twice what it was 10 years ago.(3) I'm a 25-year-old man with no wife, girlfriend, indigent friends or relatives.(4) Besides learning criminal law, he learnt to investigate cases of police torture and providing free legal aid to the poor and indigent prisoners.(5) He would get appointed either a public defender or he would have some kind of indigent defense counsel that would be appointed for him.(6) The state's indigent defender program is in desperate need of reform, but change is being blocked by powerful political players with a vested interest in maintaining the system as it is.(7) As the number of indigent defendants soared, so did costs to the counties, since most used court-appointed lawyers paid by the case or by the hour.(8) For hospitals in border states, a disproportionate number of these indigent ER patients are illegal immigrants.(9) Legal aid for indigent plaintiffs in the civil process is non-existent, the report said.(10) The social package forms a critical part of the council's indigent policy, which enables destitute households to apply for exemption from paying rates.(11) If poverty leads to lead exposure, and lead abets crime and poor health, then lead can be said to nudge indigent people toward crimes.(12) The beneficiaries included indigent persons such as the visually challenged man who lived with his family in the claustrophobic confines of a public call booth.(13) They cannot persuasively argue that indigent boat people, fleeing poverty and persecution, represent a terrorist threat.(14) When the singer applied for the pension for indigent artistes, the request was denied on the grounds that he did not have a permanent residential address in Kerala.(15) Instead, they say, it has actually increased the gap between rich and poor countries and between well-off and indigent inhabitants within countries.(16) He would say ÔÇÿI grew up as an orphan and I emigrated as a poor and indigent person.ÔÇÖ
Synonyms
Adjective
1. poor ::
swak
2. impecunious ::
onbemiddeld
3. destitute ::
haweloos
4. penniless ::
brandarm
5. impoverished ::
verarmde
6. insolvent ::
insolvent
7. poverty-stricken ::
armoede-geteisterde
8. needy ::
behoeftige
9. in need ::
in nood
11. disadvantaged ::
benadeelde
12. badly off ::
sleg af
15. on skid row ::
op Skid Row
16. down-and-out ::
af en uit
17. penurious ::
behoeftig
Noun
18. vagrant ::
swerwer
19. homeless person ::
hawelose persoon
20. down-and-out ::
af en uit
21. beggar ::
bedelaar
22. pauper ::
armlastige
23. derelict ::
verlate
24. have-not ::
het nie
25. bum ::
boude
Antonyms
1. affluent ::
gegoede
2. fat ::
vet
3. flush ::
spoel
4. rich ::
ryk
Different Forms
indigent, indigently, indigents
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