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poverty

US [ˈpɑvərti]
UK [ˈpɒvə(r)ti]
  • n.贫困;贫穷;贫乏;短缺
  • Web缺少;缺乏;穷困
poverty
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n.
1.
[u]
贫穷;贫困the state of being poor
conditions of abject/extreme poverty
极度贫穷的状况
to alleviate/relieve poverty
缓解╱解除贫困
Many elderly people live in poverty .
许多老年人生活于贫困之中。
2.
[u][sing]
贫乏;短缺;劣质a lack of sth; poor quality
There is a poverty of colour in her work.
她的作品缺乏色彩。

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