low-income ˌlow-ˈincome adjective [only before a noun]
low-income people have low incomes:

• Many low-income families try to grow as much of their own food as they can.

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low-income UK US adjective [before noun] (also lower-income)
not having or earning much money: »

Many struggle to make ends meet, particularly those from low-income families.

low-income areas/communities/countries »

The fund helps low-income countries to increase their renewable energy use.

Compare HIGH-INCOME(Cf. ↑high-income)

Financial and business terms. 2012.

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