Meaning of “indigent” in the English Dictionary

"indigent" in British English

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indigentadjective

uk /ˈɪn.dɪ.dʒənt/ us /ˈɪn.dɪ.dʒənt/ formal

very poor

indigence
noun [ U ] uk /ˈɪn.dɪ.dʒəns/ us /ˈɪn.dɪ.dʒəns/

(Definition of “indigent” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"indigent" in American English

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indigentadjective [ not gradable ]

us /ˈɪn·dɪ·dʒənt/ fml

having no money or anything else of value:

an indigent family

(Definition of “indigent” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

"indigent" in Business English

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indigentadjective

uk /ˈɪndɪdʒənt/ us formal

very poor:

We are a non-profit agency that provides legal services to indigent clients.

(Definition of “indigent” from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)