Meaning of “need-blind” in the English Dictionary

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"need-blind" in British English

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need-blindadjective

uk /ˈniːdˌblaɪnd/ us /ˈniːdˌblaɪnd/ mainly US

not considering a person's ability to pay when making a decision, especially about who can go to a college or university:

An institution with a need-blind admissions policy needs to be able to provide financial aid.

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