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American English: /ˈpɑvərdi/
British English: /ˈpɒvəti/

Translation of poverty in Spanish:


  • uncountable 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) poverty level
    umbral (masculine) de la pobreza
    nivel (masculine) de pobreza
    they live on the poverty line
    tienen apenas el mínimo necesario para vivir
    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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