v. i. & t.1.To hear beforehand.
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.
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We do need to distinguish, as our forehears did, between poverty and what they called "pauperism." People can become poor for many reasons, and there is nothing shameful about being poor as long as people are willing to work hard to rise above it.