Translation of poverty in Spanish:

poverty

Pronunciation: /ˈpɑːvərti; ˈpɒvəti/

n

  • u pobreza (f) he has taken a vow of poverty ha hecho voto de pobreza poverty of ideas/imagination/spirit pobreza de ideas/imaginación/espíritu the poverty of the soil la pobreza del suelo (before n) poverty level umbral (m) de la pobreza, nivel (m) de pobreza they live on the poverty line tienen apenas el mínimo necesario para vivir
    More example sentences
    • The results suggest that providing day care may be insufficient as a strategy to reduce poverty.
    • The new kind of poverty was in the process of acquiring a revolutionary quality.
    • Looking at this village now, it is hard to imagine the poverty that existed here 100 years ago.

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