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poor

adjective /puə/
having little money or property
pobre
She is too poor to buy clothes for the children the poor nations of the world.
not good; of bad quality
malo; escaso
His work is very poor a poor effort.
deserving pity
pobre
Poor fellow!
poorness noun
pobreza
poorly adverb not well; badly
mal
a poorly written essay.
(Definition of poor from the Password English-Spanish Dictionary © 2013 K Dictionaries Ltd)
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