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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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pauperize

(ˈpɔːpəˌraɪz) or

pauperise

vb
(tr) to make a pauper of; impoverish
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pau•per•ize

(ˈpɔ pəˌraɪz)

v.t. -ized, -iz•ing.
to make a pauper of.
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pauperize


Past participle: pauperized
Gerund: pauperizing

Imperative
pauperize
pauperize
Present
I pauperize
you pauperize
he/she/it pauperizes
we pauperize
you pauperize
they pauperize
Preterite
I pauperized
you pauperized
he/she/it pauperized
we pauperized
you pauperized
they pauperized
Present Continuous
I am pauperizing
you are pauperizing
he/she/it is pauperizing
we are pauperizing
you are pauperizing
they are pauperizing
Present Perfect
I have pauperized
you have pauperized
he/she/it has pauperized
we have pauperized
you have pauperized
they have pauperized
Past Continuous
I was pauperizing
you were pauperizing
he/she/it was pauperizing
we were pauperizing
you were pauperizing
they were pauperizing
Past Perfect
I had pauperized
you had pauperized
he/she/it had pauperized
we had pauperized
you had pauperized
they had pauperized
Future
I will pauperize
you will pauperize
he/she/it will pauperize
we will pauperize
you will pauperize
they will pauperize
Future Perfect
I will have pauperized
you will have pauperized
he/she/it will have pauperized
we will have pauperized
you will have pauperized
they will have pauperized
Future Continuous
I will be pauperizing
you will be pauperizing
he/she/it will be pauperizing
we will be pauperizing
you will be pauperizing
they will be pauperizing
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been pauperizing
you have been pauperizing
he/she/it has been pauperizing
we have been pauperizing
you have been pauperizing
they have been pauperizing
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been pauperizing
you will have been pauperizing
he/she/it will have been pauperizing
we will have been pauperizing
you will have been pauperizing
they will have been pauperizing
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been pauperizing
you had been pauperizing
he/she/it had been pauperizing
we had been pauperizing
you had been pauperizing
they had been pauperizing
Conditional
I would pauperize
you would pauperize
he/she/it would pauperize
we would pauperize
you would pauperize
they would pauperize
Past Conditional
I would have pauperized
you would have pauperized
he/she/it would have pauperized
we would have pauperized
you would have pauperized
they would have pauperized
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.pauperize - reduce to beggarypauperize - reduce to beggary      
impoverish - make poor
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pauperize

verb
To reduce to financial insolvency:
Slang: clean out.
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Translations

pauperize

[ˈpɔːpəraɪz] VTpauperizar, empobrecer
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pauperize

vtarm machen; (fig)verkümmern lassen
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pauperize

[ˈpɔˌpəˌraɪz] vtridurre in miseria
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References in classic literature ?
"But that would be pauperizing them," said an earnest girl, who liked the Schlegels, but thought them a little unspiritual at times.
If it gives you pleasure to assist in pauperizing any number of your fellow creatures, pray do so.
The siege physically ravaged the previously beautiful and dynamic "Islamic City of Marawi," pauperizing its population that continues to suffer dismally (destroyed houses, lost properties and lives of relatives among collateral victims, lost livelihood, lost communal life, lost community facilities/services).Due to this situation, coupled with the growing disillusionment with the never-ending Mindanao peace process and the perceptible spread of violent extremism and radicalism to the Muslim communities in Mindanao, Marawi City today is essentially a "powder keg"(i.e., a simmering social volcano of anger, tension, hatred, and animosity spawned by the war and the underlying conflictual issues or circumstances).