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  1. impoverishmentnoun


  2. impoverishmentnoun

    The action of impoverishing someone.


  3. impoverishmentnoun

    The state of being impoverished.


Princeton's WordNet

  1. poverty, poorness, impoverishmentnoun

    the state of having little or no money and few or no material possessions

    exiguity, leanness, pauperization, poorness, meagreness, poverty, meagerness, scantiness, pauperisation, scantness

  2. pauperization, pauperisation, impoverishmentnoun

    the act of making someone poor

    indigence, need, pauperism, poorness, pauperization, poverty, pauperisation, penury

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  1. Crisis Group senior consultant:

    Mnangagwa's austerity measures and the accompanying (impoverishment)... of most Zimbabweans makes many feel they were better off under Mugabe, but the former president had set the country on a unsustainable course that at some point was going to crash, mnangagwa to a large extent inherited a poisoned chalice, but one that he bears partial responsibility for.

  2. Bala Garba:

    The Gambia will never be a party to the so called Economic Partnership Agreement with the European Union as it is designed to continue the same exploitation and impoverishment of the African continent, we will rather die then be colonized twice.

  3. Brian Deschanel:

    In a mercantile civilization, kindness does not greet impoverishment, charity searches for trades, freedom is on display for sale, and opportunities are available to those who meet the price.

  4. Amr Adly:

    As typical as other neo-liberal reforms, this may actually deepen the trend of impoverishment more than under Mubarak.

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