Impoverishment

• (n.) The act of impoverishing, or the state of being impoverished; reduction to poverty.
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Impoverishment

Im·pov'er·ish·ment noun [ Confer Old French empoverissement , and French appauvrissement .] The act of impoverishing, or the state of being impoverished; reduction to poverty. Sir W. Scott.
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