[ em-pov-er-ish, -pov-rish ]
/ ɛmˈpɒv ər ɪʃ, -ˈpɒv rɪʃ /
verb (used with object) Obsolete.
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But twenty-two capitals have been absorbed, and consequently humbled and empoverished.Memoirs of the Dukes of Urbino, Volume I (of 3)|James Dennistoun
British Dictionary definitions for empoverished
/ (ɪmˈpɒvərɪʃ) /
an obsolete spelling of impoverish
Derived forms of empoverishempoverisher, nounempoverishment, noun
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