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Synonyms for handout

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. handout, press release, release(noun)

    an announcement distributed to members of the press in order to supplement or replace an oral presentation

    dismissal, passing, departure, firing, vent, tone ending, button, waiver, acquittance, dismission, loss, freeing, sack, press release, discharge, liberation, release, exit, sacking, going, spillage, expiration, spill, outlet

  2. handout(noun)

    giving money or food or clothing to a needy person

    press release, release

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases:

    mimeo, document, brochure, pamphlet, leaflet, charity, paper, householder

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How to use handout in a sentence?

  1. Nita Lowey:

    What was so important to my development was his absolute conviction that people wanted a hand up, not a handout.

  2. Robert Rector:

    Welfare was never intended to be a one-way handout, but a program based on the idea of reciprocity, those who receive benefits from the government should be required to work or participate in work-training as a condition.

  3. Alyson Stoner:

    What I love is that their approach is not a common western individualistic approach which is 'we are the solution for your problem.' It’s not a superior helping an inferior, it’s really dropping all of our differences and working alongside another human being asking how they are doing and doing life with them. Developing relationships that are consistent—and not a onetime handout –that is when you see the transformation.

  4. James Litinsky:

    We don't want a handout, we don't need that help. We just need a level playing field to compete.

  5. Richard Milhous Nixon:

    If we take the route of the permanent handout, the American character will itself be impoverished. (Proposal to reform welfare programs)

Translations for handout

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  • Zettel, Flugblatt, AlmosenGerman
  • moniste, mainoslehtinen, almu, tiedoteFinnish
  • aumône, polycopiéFrench
  • bileog eolais, glacán bileog, bileog, dáileán, síneadh láimhe, bileoigín, bileog faisnéiseIrish
  • regalia, donazione, volantinoItalian
  • 施し物Japanese
  • подаяние, раздаточный материал, хэндаут, памфлет, милостыняRussian
  • uručakSerbo-Croatian
  • 嗟來之食Chinese

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