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Time-Poor

A slang term describing a person who has little or no free time due to his/her workload. It may refer to a person who is unable to take on additional projects, or to one who has no life outside work because he/she works almost constantly.
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While education is believed by many to be the means in which to alleviate poverty, many educational institutions are playing a major part in the perpetuation of poverty by a half-hearted committed to engaging the time poor in online venues for educational advancement.
With an RRSP of 3 [pounds sterling] for a 425g meal, the premium range is positioned as a healthy alternative for time poor occasions.
In many developing countries including Pakistan, working women may be more time poor than men because of their household responsibilities.
Group Executive People and Corporate Services Daniel Musson said the new ATM offered convenience and access for increasingly time poor Australians.
It's about time poor put-upon Billy had a nice day, and it finally happens this week when he turns 50.
Time to dig out the sequins and the Ireland flags and pray we don't make as much of a holy show of ourselves as we did the time poor old Donna and Joe represented the country.
IN today's cash rich, time poor society, teachers are complaining parents are too busy to toilet train their children.
Paul Luby, 43, suffers from serious premature ageing and looks 10 years older due to a chronic smoking habit and long time poor nutrition.
Tony Sterling, director at Netshield, said: "Consumers are now time poor, especially around Christmas - our increasingly busy work and home lives mean we don't have the time to physically go around the shops and look for presents.
All provide a great alternative to pour over sauces and ready meals, offering convenience for the time poor cook without compromising on flavour delivery, nutrition and quality.
At the same time, symbolic headship blunts some of the harsher effects of living in a materially rich, but time poor, culture, by defusing an area of potential conflict, creating a safe space within which men can negotiate, and strengthening men's material and emotional ties to their families.