pauperization


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pau·per·ize

 (pô′pə-rīz′)
tr.v. pau·per·ized, pau·per·iz·ing, pau·per·iz·es
To make a pauper of; impoverish.

pau′per·i·za′tion (-pər-ĭ-zā′shən) n.
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pauperization

(ˌpɔːpəraɪˈzeɪʃən) or

pauperisation

n
the act or process of making a pauper of or impoverishing
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Noun1.pauperization - a state of extreme poverty or destitution; "their indigence appalled him"; "a general state of need exists among the homeless"
impoverishment, poorness, poverty - the state of having little or no money and few or no material possessions
mendicancy, mendicity, beggary - the state of being a beggar or mendicant; "they were reduced to mendicancy"
2.pauperization - the act of making someone poor
privation, deprivation - act of depriving someone of food or money or rights; "nutritional privation"; "deprivation of civil rights"
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Translations

pauperization

[ˌpɔːpəraɪˈzeɪʃən] Npauperización f, empobrecimiento m
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pauperization

nVerarmung f; (fig also)Verkümmerung f
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And what they saw on the ground was rather distressing: rising corruption and authoritarianism, drastic increase in the price of communal services in light of increased pauperization of the population, and continuous violence in the East, the violence that takes away Ukrainian lives.
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Though the French yearn for national greatness, they abhor economic pauperization in equal measure.
However, in the case of coffee, where you have the livelihood of more than 25 million families at stake, many of which are facing a pauperization process that is taking them to a situation of misery, that is nothing short of inhumane.
Broadcaster Udayan Mukherjee recently made an amazing point that the Muslim enemy factor will be more stridently in vogue with mounting pauperization of Indian masses that constitute 80% of the population.
Largely due to the failure of leadership and the pauperization of many of these countries, endemic poverty has resulted in a daily struggle for survival in large segments of the populations.
He imagined that life became too cruel, as economic and social gaps widened and swallowed everything, between excessive richness and pauperization. The two worlds lost all sense of morality and humanity.
Akers' doctoral thesis was titled "Patriarchal Power and the Pauperization of Women." She also held a master's degree in theology from the University of Dayton.
Persistent pauperization of the East is nothing else but a lasting victimization of core sectors of the continent.
In Chapters 4 to 6, the reader learns how Plan Colombia became the blueprint for the transformation of Mexico, and that the explosion of violence over the past decade must be seen as a component of a larger project of economic reconfiguration through the pauperization of most Mexicans.
If it does not, further political polarization and a future of growing pauperization on the margins of Europe beckons.
What Syria's thuggish rulers have done - and make no mistake here, plan on continuing to do - is not just cause the displacement and pauperization of well over 7 million Syrians.