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pauperism

noun

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the state of lacking sufficient money or material possessions
  • the banquet honored a philanthropist couple who spent their lives working to reduce pauperism in cities throughout the nation

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“Pauperism.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/pauperism. Accessed 17 Jan. 2022.

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