poverty-stricken adjective definition in Poverty and famine topic from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary


 adjective: Poverty and famine topic
extremely poor; with very little money poverty-stricken families/countries He came from a poverty-stricken family in turn of the century Brooklyn. The organization works in many war-torn and poverty-stricken countries

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