pauper

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pauper

(formerly) a destitute person supported by public charity
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Will Tucker is an Oxfam campaigner in Birmingham and the Midlandsall over the world, people are being driven from their homes, starved, pauperised, poisoned by polluted water and, yes, killed by climate change
One looked in vain for any reference to Speenhamland, where the Berkshire magistrates in Quarter Session invented a system of making up wages from the rates--a very popular arrangement it proved to be, and pauperised the agricultural community nationally in the sixty years it was allowed to run before it was replaced by something even worse, i.
Now consider, in contrast, the choke hold Israel put around the pauperised people of Gaza.
Desirable (but rarely achieved) profit and cost-cuts are not the first and last results; there is more: neglecting traditional aims and aspects of education would create much more movable pauperised work force having in mind few simple life-goal functions, while searching for a job from east to west coast.
Even before the creation of the Second Republic, many Polish Jews, proletarianised and pauperised, were divided.