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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 needy /ˈnidi/

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Need·y a. [Compar. Needier superl. Neediest.]
 1. Distressed by want of the means of living; very poor; indigent; necessitous.
    Thou shalt open thy hand wide unto thy brother, to thy poor, and to thy needy in thy land.   --Deut. xv. 11.
    Spare the blushes of needy merit.   --Dr. T. Dwight.
 2. Necessary; requisite. [Obs.]
    Corn to make your needy bread.   --Shak.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      adj : poor enough to need help from others [syn: destitute, impoverished,
             indigent, necessitous, poverty-stricken]
      [also: neediest, needier]