Definition of Means test

1. Noun. An inquiry into the financial position of someone applying for financial aid.

Generic synonyms: Enquiry, Inquiry



Definition of Means test

1. Noun. An inquiry into the financial position of a person applying for a government benefit in order to determine their eligibility. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Means Test

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means test (current term)
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Literary usage of Means test

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1. Federal Nutrition Programs: Hearing Before the Committee on Agriculture (1998)
"Instituting the same type of means test here as is used in the school food programs is, however, not the answer. Many of these little family day care homes ..."

2. Digital Television Transition: Issues Related to an Information Campaign by Mark L. Goldstein (2006)
"means test. Imposing a means test would limit the subsidy to only those households determined to be in financial need of a subsidy. ..."

3. Benefits And Wages: OECD Indicators by OECD Staff, OECD., Herwig Immervoll (2004)
"Any changes in benefits that are included in the means test (such as family benefits in Finland and the United Kingdom, see Table 1.4) will therefore be ..."

4. Australia by OECD Staff (2005)
"Ingles (2001) estimates that abolishing the means test completely would have a gross ... In addition, if women aged 61 -64 are excluded from this means-test ..."

5. The Egyptian Food Subsidy System: Structure, Performance, and Options for Reform by Akhter U. Ahmed (2001)
"These indicators were subsequently field tested and a proxy means test finalized. An ex ante evaluation of the levels of accuracy of the proxy means test ..."

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