impoverishment

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Anglo-Norman empoverissement, from the Old French verb empoverir. Surface analysis impoverish +‎ -ment.

Noun[edit]

impoverishment (usually uncountable, plural impoverishments)

  1. The action of impoverishing someone.
  2. The state of being impoverished.

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