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beggary Syllabification: beg·gar·y
Pronunciation: /ˈbeɡərē/

Definition of beggary in English:


A state of extreme poverty.
Example sentences
  • The next theme was apt to the problems plaguing every developing country - poverty and beggary.
  • I didn't see any Western country with so many elements of social morbidity: poverty, beggary and starvation.
  • War widows were reduced to beggary and young children employed as metalworkers.

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