cashˈ-strapped adjective (informal)
Short of money
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Main Entry:cash

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cash-strapped UK US adjective
not having as much money as you need
Thesaurus: poorsynonym

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ˈcash-strapped f29 [cash-strapped] adjective only before noun
without enough money

cash-strapped governments/shoppers

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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  • cash-strapped — ˈcash strapped adjective [only before a noun] JOURNALISM COMMERCE not having enough money: • The cash strapped airline isn t making lease payments on its aircraft. * * * cash strapped UK US adjective [usually before noun] ► FINANCE …   Financial and business terms

  • cash-strapped — adj not having enough money ▪ cash strapped governments ▪ cash strapped shoppers …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • cash-strapped — cash ,strapped adjective not having as much money as you need: a cash strapped private club …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • cash-strapped — ADJ: usu ADJ n If a person or organization is cash strapped, they do not have enough money to buy or pay for the things they want or need. [JOURNALISM] Union leaders say the wage package is the best they believe the cash strapped government will… …   English dictionary

  • cash-strapped — adjective not having enough money: higher school meal prices imposed by a cash strapped county council …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • cash-strapped — adjective Date: 1973 lacking sufficient money …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • cash-strapped — adjective Without funds; low on or out of money. Syn: penniless …   Wiktionary

  • cash-strapped — adjective informal extremely short of money …   English new terms dictionary

  • cash-strapped — UK / US adjective not having as much money as you need …   English dictionary

  • cash-strapped — /ˈkæʃ stræpt/ (say kash strapt) adjective short of money …  

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