Definition of 'poverty-stricken'
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They are kept away from poverty-stricken areas and prison camps. Times, Sunday Times (2015)But when the spotlight faded from the poverty-stricken country, help dried up. The Sun (2015)The debt of a poverty-stricken family trying to get enough to eat is not the same as a company reaching beyond its means to take on debt. Christianity Today (2000)But her poverty-stricken family live in north eastern India where health care is only for those who can pay. The Sun (2013)A battle over land ownership of the south's land is another fight this poverty-stricken country can scarcely afford. Times, Sunday Times (2011)
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