Antipoverty



designed or directed to reduce or abolish (used especially in describing certain governmental programs).
Contemporary Examples

He had supported Kennedy in 1960 and since then had impressed him with his economic and antipoverty programs.
‘It Will Not Be Lyndon’: Why JFK Wanted to Drop LBJ for Reelection Thurston Clarke November 17, 2013

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  • Anti pragmatic

    of or relating to a practical point of view or practical considerations. Philosophy. of or relating to (def 2). of or relating to (def 1, 2). treating historical phenomena with special reference to their causes, antecedent conditions, and results. of or relating to the affairs of state or community. Archaic. busy; active. officious; meddlesome; interfering. […]

  • Pragmatic

    of or relating to a practical point of view or practical considerations. Philosophy. of or relating to (def 2). of or relating to (def 1, 2). treating historical phenomena with special reference to their causes, antecedent conditions, and results. of or relating to the affairs of state or community. Archaic. busy; active. officious; meddlesome; interfering. […]



  • Pragmaticism

    the pragmatist philosophy of C. S. Peirce, chiefly a theory of meaning: so called by him to distinguish it from the pragmatism of William James. Historical Examples Many components of Leibniz’s system, of Descartes’ rationalism, and Peirce’s pragmaticism can be mentioned. The Civilization of Illiteracy Mihai Nadin n. 1865, “officiousness,” from pragmatic + -ism. From […]

  • Pragmatism

    character or conduct that emphasizes practicality. a philosophical movement or system having various forms, but generally stressing practical consequences as constituting the essential criterion in determining meaning, truth, or value. Contemporary Examples In short, these “solutions” represent neither principles nor pragmatism, and instead reflect dangerous phantasms and fanaticism. Israel and Palestine Vs. ‘Blood and Magic’ […]



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