Translation of poverty-stricken in Spanish:


pobrísimo, adj.

Pronunciation /ˈpɑvərdi ˌstrɪkən/ /ˈpɒvətɪˌstrɪk(ə)n/


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    muy pobre
    sumido en la pobreza
    • I saw people who are poverty-stricken but extremely rich within.
    • When he received the chance, he left the poverty-stricken nation and headed to Italy.
    • This situation keeps poor farmers in developing countries poverty-stricken.
    • It is a poor, isolated place, full of poverty-stricken villagers and their malnourished children.
    • There is immoral, unethical and illegal prosperity on the one side and poverty-stricken people who are moral and ethical on the other.
    • He provides a heart-rending account of the daily torment of sheer survival in this most poverty-stricken country in Asia.
    • He describes his experiences in the poverty-stricken country.
    • He claims that his purloined oil is sent to a crude refinery deep in the mangrove swamps of the Niger Delta and then sold off at a discount to poverty-stricken local people.
    • Among the poverty-stricken urban dwellers children often work as mechanics' assistants, tea sellers, or maidservants.
    • Corruption, for example, is widespread in poverty-stricken countries.
    • The house also has aged - it looks small and poverty-stricken despite its attempts at ennoblement, and has not been maintained.
    • It is a simple but engrossing thriller set around an under-resourced hospital in a poverty-stricken township.
    • Others are the lost and lonely, the homeless and poverty-stricken.
    • Isolated and poverty-stricken, few have jobs, and the community is plagued by alcohol abuse.
    • Even in their poverty-stricken condition, they could not forget that their father had once been a land-owner.
    • So much for all those well-intentioned statements in recent weeks about aid to poverty-stricken developing countries.
    • The woman's later life is described as lonely and poverty-stricken.
    • You can buy and donate resources to poverty-stricken areas, or help with other humanitarian efforts and causes.
    • The academy subsidised poverty-stricken exiles and gave a voice to a huge community of intellectuals scattered across the globe.
    • His mission was to capture the poverty-stricken lives of rural sharecroppers.