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definition of the word poverty

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From Middle English, Old French poverte, from Latin paupertās]], from pauper (poor) + -tas (noun of state suffix). Cognates include pauper, "poor", French pauvreté.

Singular
poverty

Plural
poverties

poverty (plural poverties)

  1. The quality or state of being poor or indigent; want or scarcity of means of subsistence; indigence; need.
  2. Any deficiency of elements or resources that are needed or desired, or that constitute richness; as, poverty of soil; poverty of the blood; poverty of ideas.

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