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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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v. - Take away; Make poor.

Usage examples (30)
  • Current global economic turmoil is unlikely to "impoverish" South
  • Republicans and many wealthy people and entities "impoverish" our country EVERY DAY by exporting jobs to overseas labor markets.
  • I know what the Liberal -- left and right -- arguments against these prescriptions are: they will materially "impoverish" us collectively.
  • Why impoverish my existence by a lost opportunity? for more
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