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pau·per

 (pô′pər)
n.
1. One who is extremely poor.
2. One living on or eligible for public charity.

[From Latin, poor; see pau- in Indo-European roots.]

pauper

(ˈpɔːpə)
n
1. a person who is extremely poor
2. (Historical Terms) (formerly) a destitute person supported by public charity
[C16: from Latin: poor]
ˈpauperˌism n

pau•per

(ˈpɔ pər)

n.
1. a person without any personal means of support.
2. a very poor person.
[1485–95; < Latin: poor]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.pauper - a person who is very poorpauper - a person who is very poor    
beggar, mendicant - a pauper who lives by begging
derelict - a person without a home, job, or property
have-not, poor person - a person with few or no possessions
starveling - someone who is starving (or being starved)

pauper

pauper

noun
An impoverished person:
Translations
فَقير جدا
-čkanuzákžebrák
subsistensløs
fátæklingur; ölmusumaîur
beturtis
nabagsubags
bedár
çok yoksul kimse

pauper

[ˈpɔːpəʳ] Npobre mf, indigente mf
pauper's gravefosa f común

pauper

[ˈpɔːpər] nindigent(e) m/f pauper's gravepauper's grave nfosse f commune

pauper

nArme(r) mf; (supported by charity) → Almosenempfänger(in) m(f); pauper’s graveArmengrab nt

pauper

[ˈpɔːpəʳ] nindigente m/f
pauper's grave → fossa comune

pauper

(ˈpoːpə) noun
a very poor person. Her husband died a pauper.
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Over the next five years many of those who are viewing the poor with disdain will themselves be pauperised by austerity and this will be a hard lesson to learn.
Text by Holocaust historian Robert Jan van Pelt says that, for him and others, "these pictures testify to the uncomfortable fact that, among the pauperised and starving mass of ghetto inmates, in the wrenching situation imposed by the Germans, a small minority fared relatively well .
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Compelled to opt for the IMF's deadly elixir of "structural adjustment", which forced African governments to adopt severe measures that pauperised their citizens--but made their countries a haven for foreign buccaneers looking for a financial kill--I expected Western governments and economists to gulp a large dose of their own bitter medicine when self-inflicted financial wahala (as Nigerians love to call trouble) came calling.