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British English: /pɔː/
, /pʊə/
American English: /pʊr/
, /pɔr/

Translation of poor in Italian:


  • 1 (not wealthy) (person, country)
    povero (in di)
    I ended up £100 the poorer
    mi sono ritrovato con cento sterline di meno
    to become o get poorer
  • 3 (deserving pity) the poor little boy
    il povero piccolo
    poor Eric!
    povero Eric!
    poor you! you poor (old) thing! she's got a cold, poor thing
    ha il raffreddore, poverina
  • 4 (sorry, pathetic)
    (attempt, creature)
    che non regge


  • the poor + verbo pl.
    i poveri


as poor as a church mouse

the poor man's caviar

il caviale dei poveri
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