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vagrant

noun [C] uk   /ˈveɪ.ɡrənt/ formal or specialized us  
a person who is poor and does not have a home or job: The town has shelters and food handouts for vagrants.
Synonym
Poor people
vagrancy
noun [U] uk   /-ɡrən.si/ us  
Most European countries have abandoned laws that make vagrancy a crime.Crime - general wordsHomelessness
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