poverty

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 [ˈpɒvərti]


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poverty

Most examples are given in US English. We have labeled exceptions as UK.
n
  1. in [abject, severe, dire] poverty
  2. [world, national, global] poverty
  3. [eliminate, fight, combat, prevent, cut, reduce] poverty
  4. [agreements, measures, aid] to [eliminate] poverty
  5. [the families, the refugees, millions] are living in poverty
  6. [has, are condemned to] a life of poverty
  7. the [effects, consequences, hardships] of poverty
  8. poverty in [America, the country, the world]
  9. the poverty of my [skills, knowledge, imagination]
  10. a poverty of [rain, supplies, fuel]
n as adj
  1. poverty [aid, reduction, levels]
  2. living (just) [under, above, on] the poverty line
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