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Definition of "poorest" []

  • Superlative form of poor: most poor. most poor. (adjective) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "poorest" in a sentence
  • "With fanfare and flags waving, leaders thanked Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez for promising eight million gallons of the oil to low-income families in Serrano's New York district, which he describes as the poorest in the nation."
  • "The gap between the richest and poorest is wider than ever, with the top earning 20% receiving more than 49% of the income generated last year."
  • "But to make a big deal of Egypt going from 47th to 48th poorest is really trying to make the data say something that the data is not good enough to support."