Significado de “poor” - Diccionario Inglés

Significado de "poor" - Diccionario Inglés

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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

(Definition of “poor” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

Significado de "poor" - Diccionario Inglés Americano

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pooradjective

us /pʊr/

poor adjective (NO MONEY)

[ -er/-est only ] having little money or few possessions, or lacking something important:

He came from a poor, immigrant family.
Most of the world’s poorest countries are in Africa.
The country is poor in natural resources.

poor adjective (BAD)

[ -er/-est only ] of a very low quality or standard; not good:

poor grades
He’s in very poor health.

poor adjective (DESERVING SYMPATHY)

[ not gradable ] deserving sympathy:

That poor dog looks like it hasn’t been fed in a while.

poorplural noun

us /pʊr/

poor plural noun (NO MONEY)

poor people:

She gives a lot of money to the poor.

(Definition of “poor” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

Significado de "poor" - Diccionario Inglés para los negocios

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pooradjective

uk /pɔːr/ us /pʊr/

having little money and/or few possessions:

It's offering to pay off 10 percent of the poor countries' debt.
He came from a poor immigrant family.

not good or operating well, or of a low quality or standard:

The retailer has had two poor Christmases in a row.
PinnFund specialized in mortgage loans for borrowers with poor credit.
He was fired for poor job performance.
be poor in sth

to have very little of a particular substance or quality:

Greece is relatively poor in natural resources.

(Definition of “poor” from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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