pauperize

verb
pau·​per·​ize | \ ˈpȯ-pə-ˌrīz How to pronounce pauperize (audio) \
pauperized; pauperizing

Definition of pauperize

transitive verb

: to reduce to poverty

Other Words from pauperize

pauperization \ ˌpȯ-​pə-​rə-​ˈzā-​shən How to pronounce pauperization (audio) \ noun

First Known Use of pauperize

1806, in the meaning defined above

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