destitute

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destitute /ˈdɛstəˌtuːt/ Brit /ˈdɛstəˌtjuːt/ adjective
destitute
/ˈdɛstəˌtuːt/ Brit /ˈdɛstəˌtjuːt/
adjective
Learner's definition of DESTITUTE
[more destitute; most destitute]
: extremely poor
formal + literary : without something that is needed or wanted + of

the destitute

: people who are extremely poor : destitute people

— destitution

/ˌdɛstəˈtuːʃən/ Brit /ˌdɛstəˈtjuːʃən/ noun [noncount]
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