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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.]
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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
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pau•per

(ˈpɔ pər)

n.
1. a person without any personal means of support.
2. a very poor person.
[1485–95; < Latin: poor]
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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)
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pauper

Collins Thesaurus of the English Language – Complete and Unabridged 2nd Edition. 2002 © HarperCollins Publishers 1995, 2002

pauper

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

pauper

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

[ˈpɔːpər] nindigent(e) m/f pauper's gravepauper's grave nfosse f commune
Collins English/French Electronic Resource. © HarperCollins Publishers 2005

pauper

nArme(r) mf; (supported by charity) → Almosenempfänger(in) m(f); pauper’s graveArmengrab nt
Collins German Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged 7th Edition 2005. © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1980 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1997, 1999, 2004, 2005, 2007

pauper

[ˈpɔːpəʳ] nindigente m/f
pauper's grave → fossa comune
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995

pauper

(ˈpoːpə) noun
a very poor person. Her husband died a pauper.
Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary © 2006-2013 K Dictionaries Ltd.
References in classic literature ?
'It's pauperising a man, sir, I have been shown, to let him into a hospital?' said Pancks.
This normally has an adverse effect on neighbouring or partner trading countries including the possibility of pauperising them.Several years ago, a World Bank report had also termed the Kenyan shilling as artificially strong, concluding that it was 34 percent overvalued, putting the country's economic situation out of balance.
America's cut of $200 million, along with the drastic cut in its contribution to the United Nations Relief and Works Agency (UNRWA) in January this year, is calculatedly pauperising Palestinians and bringing them to their knees.