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English definition of “meanstesting”

meanstesting

noun [U] uk   /ˈmiːnzˌtes.tɪŋ/ us  
the official process of measuring how much income a person has in order to decide if they should receive money from the government
means test
noun [C] uk   us  
meanstest
verb [T] uk   /ˈmiːnz.test/ us  
Should we means test for Social Security benefits?
meanstested
adjective uk   /ˈmiːnzˌtes.tɪd/ us  
means-tested benefits
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