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[meenz-test] /ˈminzˌtɛst/

verb (used with object)
to subject (a person or a specific benefit) to a means test:
The government proposes to means-test Medicare.
verb (used without object)
to perform a means test:
fair and responsible means-testing.
an investigation into the financial position of a person applying for aid from public funds.
a test involving the checking of a person’s income to determine whether he qualifies for financial or social aid from a government Compare needs test


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