poverty–stricken

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adjective pov·er·ty–strick·en \-ˌstri-kən\

Definition of poverty–stricken

  1. :  very poor :  destitute

First Known Use of poverty–stricken

1786


POVERTY–STRICKEN Defined for English Language Learners

poverty-stricken

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Definition of poverty–stricken for English Language Learners

  • : very poor


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