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Turkish translation of “poor”

poor

adjective     /pɔːr/ US  /pʊr/
NO MONEY A1 having very little money or few possessions
yoksul, fakir, fukara, zavallı
Most of these people are desperately poor. Modern fertilizers are too expensive for poorer countries to afford. housing for the poorPoverty and poor
BAD B2 of very low quality
kötü, fena, yetersiz, düşük kaliteli
poor health Last year's exam results were poor. a poor harvest The meeting went smoothly but attendance was poor (= not many people came).Not of good qualityRubbish and wasteInformal words for bad
NO SKILL B2 not having much skill at a particular activity
zayıf, yetersiz, kıt
She's always been poor at spelling.Not good enough
SYMPATHY [always before noun] A2 used to show sympathy for someone
zavallı, biçare
That cold sounds terrible, you poor thing.Sympathy and compassion
be poor in sth B2 If something is poor in a particular substance, it has very little of the substance.
zayıf/yetersiz/kıt olmak
Avoid foods which are high in calories but poor in nutrients.Lacking thingsScarce, inadequate and not enoughEssential or necessary
(Definition of poor adjective from the Cambridge Learner's Dictionary English-Turkish © Cambridge University Press)

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