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English definition of “need-blind”

need-blind

adjective mainly US
not considering a person's ability to pay when making a decision, especially when making a decision about giving someone a place to study at university: An institution with a need-blind admissions policy needs to be able to provide financial aid.
(Definition of need-blind adjective from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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