impoverished

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An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
adjective
1. (lacking wealth)
a. empobrecido
The impoverished families of this region are in desperate need of assistance.Las familias empobrecidas de esta región necesitan ayuda desesperadamente.
2.
A phrase used as a figure of speech or a word that is symbolic in meaning; metaphorical (e.g. carrot, bean).
(figurative)
(diminished)
a. pobre
A phrase used as a figure of speech or a word that is symbolic in meaning; metaphorical (e.g. carrot, bean).
(figurative)
This nutrient impoverished soil no longer produces the bumper crops it used to.Esta tierra pobre en nutrientes ya no produce las cosechas abundantes de antes.
b. empobrecido
A phrase used as a figure of speech or a word that is symbolic in meaning; metaphorical (e.g. carrot, bean).
(figurative)
Young children who are not read to by their parents may have an impoverished vocabulary.Los niños pequeños a quienes sus padres no les leen pueden tener un vocabulario empobrecido.
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impoverished
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
adjective
1. (general)
a. empobrecido(a)
to be impoverishedestar empobrecido(a)
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impoverished [ɪmˈpɒvərɪʃt]
adjective
[+person] empobrecido; [+land] agotado; pobre;
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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