Translation of penury in Spanish:
- [literary] to live in penuryvivir en la penuria or en la miseriaExample sentences
- Now, as then, a government is reducing its citizens to penury as they are deprived of their income and homes.
- Perhaps it was unavoidable, yet it was a road that led past ruin, default and penury, through the plunder of Russia and the impoverishment of Russians.
- Bastille Day in France commemorates the French Revolution and reminds us of one of the most unpleasant and blood-soaked regimes ever to have reduced a country to penury.
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