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Translation of "poor" - English-Turkish dictionary

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 from the Cambridge Learner’s Dictionary English-Turkish © Cambridge University Press)
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