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English definition of “poor”

poor

adjective (NO MONEY)    /pɔːr/ US  /pʊr/
A1 having little money and/or few possessions: Most of the world's poorest countries are in Africa . He came from a poor immigrant family . → Opposite richPoverty and poor be poor in sth B2 to have very little of a particular substance or quality : Unfortunately , Iceland is poor in natural resources .Scarce, inadequate and not enoughLacking things
(Definition of poor adjective (NO MONEY) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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