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poverty

noun [U]  us   /ˈpɑv·ər·t̬i/
the condition of being poor: He grew up in poverty.
Translations of “poverty”
in Arabic فَقْر…
in Korean 가난…
in Malaysian kemiskinan…
in French pauvreté…
in Turkish yoksulluk, fakirlik, sefalet…
in Italian povertà, miseria…
in Chinese (Traditional) 貧困,貧窮…
in Russian бедность…
in Polish bieda, nędza, ubóstwo…
in Vietnamese sự nghèo đói…
in Spanish pobreza…
in Portuguese pobreza…
in Thai ความจน…
in German die Armut…
in Catalan pobresa…
in Japanese 貧困, 貧乏…
in Indonesian kemiskinan…
in Chinese (Simplified) 贫困,贫穷…
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