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v. means-test·ed, means-test·ing, means-tests
1. To apply a means test to or require a means test for (a governmental program, for example).
2. To subject to a means test: The board means-tests all applicants for rent control.
American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright © 2016 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.
1. (Social Welfare) to subject (a person) to a means test
2. (Social Welfare) to make (a benefit) dependent on income
Collins English Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged, 12th Edition 2014 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1994, 1998, 2000, 2003, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2011, 2014
an investigation into a person's finances to determine eligibility for public assistance.
1. to subject (a person or a specific benefit) to a means test: The government proposes to means-test Medicare.v.i.
2. to perform a means test: fair and responsible means-testing.
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means-test[ˈmiːnztest] VT this benefit is means-tested → este subsidio se otorga después de averiguar los recursos económicos del solicitante
see also means
Collins Spanish Dictionary - Complete and Unabridged 8th Edition 2005 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1971, 1988 © HarperCollins Publishers 1992, 1993, 1996, 1997, 2000, 2003, 2005