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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

The condition of being poor or lacking money or possessions; want.

Usage examples (34)
  • Anyone who has ever struggled with poverty knows how extremely expensive it is to be poor.
  • Having a safety net to take care of people in poverty is important.
  • Our traditions teach that justice for those living in poverty is of paramount concern.
  • Lining pockets while your people suffer and live in poverty is not what I consider heroic. for more
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