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destitute
British English: /ˈdɛstɪtjuːt/
American English: /ˈdɛstəˌt(j)ut/

Translation of destitute in German:

adjective

  • 1
    (without resources)
    mittellos
    the destitute [poor]
    die Mittellosen
  • 2 (devoid) See examples:be destitute of something
    [formal]
    einer Sache Gen. bar sein
    [formal]

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