- uncountable/no numerable pobreza (feminine) 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 noun/delante del nombre) poverty level umbral (masculine) de la pobreza, nivel (masculine) de pobreza they live on the poverty line tienen apenas el mínimo necesario para vivirMore 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.
Here is a selection of useful words and phrases you will need in real-life situations while you're visiting Spain and other Spanish-speaking countries...
In Central America and Mexico, the word 'botana' means a small portion of food, olives, peanuts etc, usually served with a drink at parties, bars, or social occasions.