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poverty

noun [U]
 
 
/ˈpɒvəti/
B2 the state of being very poor: to live in poverty Poverty and poor
Translations of “poverty”
in Arabic فَقْر…
in Korean 가난…
in Malaysian kemiskinan…
in French pauvreté…
in Turkish yoksulluk, fakirlik, sefalet…
in Italian povertà, miseria…
in Chinese (Traditional) 貧困,貧窮…
in Russian бедность…
in Polish bieda, nędza, ubóstwo…
in Vietnamese sự nghèo đói…
in Spanish pobreza…
in Portuguese pobreza…
in Thai ความจน…
in German die Armut…
in Catalan pobresa…
in Japanese 貧困, 貧乏…
in Indonesian kemiskinan…
in Chinese (Simplified) 贫困,贫穷…
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