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[em-pov-er-ish, -pov-rish]
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verb (used with object) Obsolete.
  1. impoverish.
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Historical Examples

  • 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


  1. an obsolete spelling of impoverish
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Derived Formsempoverisher, nounempoverishment, noun
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