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pooradjective

uk   /pɔːr/  us   /pʊr/

poor adjective (NO MONEY)

A1 having little money and/or few possessions: Most of the world's poorest countries are in Africa. He came from a poor immigrant family.
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be poor in sth B2 to have very little of a particular substance or quality: Unfortunately, Iceland is poor in natural resources.
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poor adjective (BAD)

B2 not good, being of a very low quality, quantity, or standard: a poor harvest Last year's exam results were fairly poor. I was always very poor at maths at school. Dad had been in poor health for several years. At last month's meeting, attendance was poor.
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poor adjective (DESERVING SYMPATHY)

A2 [before noun] deserving sympathy: That cold sounds terrible, you poor thing! Look at that dog - the poor thing only has three legs.
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poornoun [plural]

uk   /pɔːr/  us   /pʊr/
the poor C1 poor people considered together as a group: housing for the poor
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