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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :
Impoverishment \Im*pov"er*ish*ment\, n. [Cf. OF.
empoverissement, and F. appauvrissement.]
The act of impoverishing, or the state of being impoverished;
reduction to poverty. --Sir W. Scott.
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :
n 1: the state of having little or no money and few or no
material possessions [syn: poverty, poorness,
impoverishment] [ant: wealth, wealthiness]
2: the act of making someone poor [syn: pauperization,
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