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贫穷 in English:

1. poverty poverty


Poverty does more to bring out the worst in people and conceal the best than anything else in the world.
The issue of Third World poverty is very pressing.
The affluence of the United States is often contrasted with the poverty of undeveloped countries.
born into poverty
Girls are more likely than boys to be malnourished, suffer poverty, face violence and be refused an education, according to a new report.
Gold gives an air of beauty even to ugliness: but with poverty everything becomes frightful.
Campaigns against poverty tend to focus on the rural poor.
Brazil's economy had seen several years of strong growth that pulled millions of people out of poverty.
But the Nobel Committee said that poverty was a threat to world peace, and Mother Teresa worked against poverty.
Lander assumes that rioting and gang behavior are a result of poverty and poor economic conditions.
He fiercely criticised the rampant poverty of Victorian England
In contrast, some people argue that it is wrong to pay sports stars these huge amounts of money when there is so much poverty in the world.
Now, after his conversation with the girl from the next room, he understood what real poverty was.
homeless | jobless. What is poverty? — Poverty is not just a lack of money. It's about a lack of hope.
Condition where people's basic needs for food, clothing, and shelter are not being met. Poverty is generally of two types: absolute poverty and relative poverty