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WordReference Random House Learner's Dictionary of American English © 2015
poor /pʊr/USA pronunciation
adj., -er, -est,n.
having little or no money or means of support:He came from a poor family.
(of a country, etc.) not well supplied with natural resources or funds:one of the poorest countries in the world.
[be + ~] lacking in something (mentioned):a region that is poor in minerals.
below the usual standard:poor workmanship.
[before a noun] lacking in ability or training:He was a poor cook.
[before a noun] wretched; unfortunate:That poor cat looks so skinny and hungry.
not much in amount;
scanty or meager:poor attendance.
the poor, [plural; used with a plural verb] poor persons thought of as a group:aid for the poor.
Collins Concise English Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers::
poor /pʊə; pɔː/ adj
Etymology: 13th Century: from Old French povre, from Latin pauper; see pauper, povertyˈpoorness n
- lacking financial or other means of subsistence; needy
- characterized by or indicating poverty: the country had a poor economy
- deficient in amount; scanty or inadequate: a poor salary
- when postpositive, usually followed by in: badly supplied (with resources, materials, etc): a region poor in wild flowers
- lacking in quality; inferior
- (prenominal) deserving of pity; unlucky: poor John is ill again
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