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definition 1: the condition of being poor or lacking the necessary means of support; indigence or want.
example: Despite their work in the linen mill, the family lived in poverty.
definition 2: scarcity or insufficiency; dearth.
example: As there is a poverty of facts about the issue, the case cannot be argued either way.
definition 3: lack of productiveness or fertility.
example: The poverty of the land made it difficult to eke out a living from farming.
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Collocations: Words often used in combination with the noun poverty
VERB + poverty: experience ~ , overcome ~ , escape ~ , fight ~ , combat ~ , reduce ~ , eliminate ~ , relieve ~ , eradicate ~ , alleviate ~ , tackle ~ , abolish ~ , end ~ , perpetuate ~ , cause ~ , bring about ~ , fuel ~ , exacerbate ~