indigency

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Noun[edit]

indigency ‎(countable and uncountable, plural indigencies)

  1. Indigence.
    • 2007 January 8, Morris B. Hoffman, “Free-Market Justice”, in New York Times[1]:
      Our data suggested that, contrary to the law’s rather binary notion of indigency, a large chunk of felony criminal defendants are what we have called “marginally indigent.”