Translation of poverty in Spanish:


pobreza, n.

Pronunciation: /ˈpɒvəti//ˈpɑvərdi/


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    pobreza feminine
    he has taken a vow of poverty ha hecho voto de pobreza
    • poverty of ideas/imagination/spirit pobreza de ideas/imaginación/espíritu
    • the poverty of the soil la pobreza del suelo
    • before noun poverty level nivel de pobreza
    • they live on the poverty line tienen apenas el mínimo necesario para vivir
    • He did not come to save his people from aimlessness, poverty or political adversity.
    • He also said it was the responsibility of governments and world leaders to stop global poverty.
    • You can prosecute a few people but as long as there is poverty, corruption will continue to exist.
    • Looking at this village now, it is hard to imagine the poverty that existed here 100 years ago.
    • People looked to religion for some hope in the face of poverty and oppression brought by colonialism.
    • If we want to do something about child poverty, we should be spending more on social programs.
    • This is a film, set in contemporary Italy, where the poverty and way of life gives it a timeless quality.
    • The new kind of poverty was in the process of acquiring a revolutionary quality.
    • Cultural programs have suffered as a result of poverty and political upheaval.
    • Mobility and migration across borders are often prompted by poverty and violence.
    • A lot of talented students are unable to complete their studies because of poverty.
    • This is the only humane approach to those fleeing violence, poverty and oppression.
    • And I fully accept that we really do need to tackle the question of global poverty.
    • Many men and women came to these cities from rural poverty, hoping to find a decent living.
    • The results suggest that providing day care may be insufficient as a strategy to reduce poverty.
    • This film captures the claustrophobic feeling of people struggling against violence and poverty.
    • It was dirty, full of poverty, and the politics were full of corruption.
    • That is because poverty degrades individuals and robs them of dignity and worth.
    • It is hard to imagine the horrors of war, crippling poverty or injustice where we live.
    • A life of poverty, tradition and religious dread suffuses songs steeped in misery and learnt by word of mouth.