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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
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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)
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