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Definition of "poor people" []

  • People without possessions or wealth (considered as a group) (noun)

WordNet. Princeton University. 2010.

Use "poor people" in a sentence
  • "Mali was also not happy with our replenishment pledge, and at one point took the Governing Council floor to say that its meagerness amounted “to killing the poor people of the world.”"
  • "The poor people they called ‘relos’ were led down here and told to walk inside the tunnel."
  • "The poor people of the hospital went first with a painted wooden cross; the seven stationary crosses, with three candles each and a retinue, followed, and then the bishops, priests, and subdeacons; finally came the pope surrounded by his deacons, with two crosses borne before him and the schola cantorum or choir following behind him."
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