pobreza

pobreza(
poh
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breh
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sah
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A feminine noun is almost always used with feminine articles and adjectives (e.g. la mujer bonita, la luna llena).
feminine noun
1. (state of being poor)
a. poverty
La extrema pobreza de la aldea la dejó pasmada.She was struck by the extreme poverty of the village.
2. (scarcity)
a. lack
Ese presidente se caracteriza por la pobreza de lógica en sus discursos.That president is characterized by the lack of logic in his speeches.
3. (poor quality)
a. poverty
Debido a la pobreza de la tierra, los granjeros decidieron abandonar el pueblo.Due to the poverty of the soil, the farmers decided to abandon the town.
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pobreza
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
Noun
1. (general)
a. poverty
pobreza delack o scarcity of
pobreza de espírituweakness of character
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pobreza
1 (falta de dinero) poverty
vivían en la más absoluta pobreza they lived in abject poverty
pobreza no es vileza poverty is not a crime
2 (escasez)
nos sorprendió la pobreza de su razonamiento we were surprised by the poverty of his arguments; pobreza de vocabulario poverty of vocabulary
3 (Religión)
voto de pobreza vow of poverty
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