Meaning of “pauper” in the English Dictionary

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"pauper" in British English

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paupernoun [ C ]

uk /ˈpɔː.pər/ us /ˈpɑː.pɚ/

a very poor person

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

"pauper" in American English

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paupernoun [ C ]

us /ˈpɔ·pər/ dated

a very poor person

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