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poorly offadjective [after verb]

uk   us  
poor, having little ​money and/or few possessions: The ​country was so poorly off it had to ​close many of ​itsembassiesabroad.
(Definition of poorly off from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “poorly off”
in Chinese (Simplified) 贫困的,没钱的…
in Chinese (Traditional) 貧困的,沒錢的…
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