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Translation of "poor" - English-Spanish dictionary

poor

adjective   /pɔːr/
A1 having little money pobre He comes from a very poor family. Modern fertilizers are too expensive for poorer countries to afford. housing for the poor
A2 used to show that you are sad for someone pobre That cold sounds terrible, you poor thing!
of bad quality malo It was a poor performance. Last year’s exam results were poor. a poor harvest The meeting went smoothly, but attendance was poor (= not many people came).
not having much skill at a particular activity poco hábil Sam is a poor swimmer.
(Definition of poor from the Cambridge English-Spanish Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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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