Meaning of “impoverished” in the English Dictionary

"impoverished" in British English

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impoverishedadjective

uk /ɪmˈpɒv.ər.ɪʃt/ us /ɪmˈpɑː.vɚ.ɪʃt/ formal
impoverish
verb [ T ] uk /ɪmˈpɒv.ər.ɪʃ/ us /ɪmˈpɑː.vɚ.ɪʃ/ formal

Excessive farming had impoverished the soil.
The new law is likely to further impoverish single parents.
impoverishment
noun [ U ] uk /ɪmˈpɒv.ər.ɪʃ.mənt/ us /ɪmˈpɑː.vɚ.ɪʃ.mənt/ formal

cultural/economic/spiritual impoverishment

(Definition of “impoverished” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"impoverished" in American English

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impoverishedadjective

us /ɪmˈpɑv·ər·ɪʃt/

extremely poor:

an impoverished family

(Definition of “impoverished” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)