pauperization

pauperize

[paw-puh-rahyz]
verb (used with object), pauperized, pauperizing.
to make a pauper of: His extravagance pauperized him.
Also, especially British, pauperise.


Origin:
1825–35; pauper + -ize

pauperization, noun
pauperizer, noun
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pauperize or pauperise (ˈpɔːpəˌraɪz)
 
vb
(tr) to make a pauper of; impoverish
 
pauperise or pauperise
 
vb

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