cash-starved

UK / US adjective
not provided with enough money to be able to do what is needed, usually because a government or organization has refused to give it

English dictionary. 2014.

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  • cash-starved — ˈcash starved adjective [uncountable] ACCOUNTING COMMERCE without enough money, usually because another organization, such as the government, has failed to provide it: • Cash starved schools are having to make cuts. * * * cash starved UK US… …   Financial and business terms

  • cash-starved — UK US adjective not provided with enough money to be able to do what is needed, usually because a government or organization has refused to give it Thesaurus: poorsynonym * * * ˈcash starved f20 [cash starved] …   Useful english dictionary

  • cash-starved — adj not having as much money as is needed ▪ cash starved public services …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • cash-starved — ADJ: usu ADJ n A cash starved company or organization does not have enough money to operate properly, usually because another organization, such as the government, is not giving them the money that they need. [JOURNALISM] We are heading for a… …   English dictionary

  • starved — [stɑːvd ǁ stɑːrvd] adjective cash /​credit /​capital starved JOURNALISM FINANCE used to describe organizations or industries that have very little cash, credit etc: • The capital starved San Francisco energy company finally went bust. • Cash… …   Financial and business terms

  • -starved — starve UK US /stɑːv/ verb [T, often passive] ► if a company, etc. is starved of something necessary or good, it does not receive enough of it: starve sth of sth »His predecessor in the job had starved the business of capital investment. be… …   Financial and business terms

  • starve — UK US /stɑːv/ verb [T, often passive] ► if a company, etc. is starved of something necessary or good, it does not receive enough of it: starve sth of sth »His predecessor in the job had starved the business of capital investment. be starved… …   Financial and business terms

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