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  Definition of Impoverishment
  1. the act of making someone poor
  2. the state of having little or no money and few or no material possessions
Similar Words: pauperization, pauperisation, poverty, poorness

 

Hyponyms: privation, want, deprivation, destitution, indigence, need, penury, beggary, pauperism, pauperization, impecuniousness, pennilessness, penuriousness

 

Derivational Morphology: impoverish, deprive, beggar, pauperize, pauperise

 

 
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