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English definition of “handout”

handout

noun [C]
 
 
/ˈhændaʊt/
MONEY money or food that is given to people who are poor: Increasing numbers of people are dependent on government handouts.Social security and state benefitsGifts in the form of moneyPresents and gifts
PAPER B2 a copy of a document that is given to all the people in a class or meetingPieces of writing
(Definition of handout from the Cambridge Learners Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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