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Verb: pauperise  'po-pu,rIz
Usage: Brit (N. Amer: pauperize)
  1. Reduce to beggary
    "The chief defect of the old system was that it tended to pauperise the aided states";
    - beggar, pauperize

Derived forms: pauperises, pauperising, pauperised

Type of: impoverish