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poverty trap

  
     ( poverty traps    plural  ) If someone is in a poverty trap, they are very poor but cannot improve their income because the money they get from the government decreases as the money they earn increases.      n-count  
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poverty  
1       n-uncount   Poverty is the state of being extremely poor.,   (Antonym: wealth)    According to World Bank figures, 41 per cent of Brazilians live in absolute poverty...     
2       n-sing   You can use poverty to refer to any situation in which there is not enough of something or its quality is poor.  
FORMAL   also no det, N of n     (Antonym: wealth)    Britain has suffered from a poverty of ambition.     


poverty line     
If someone is on the poverty line, they have just enough income to buy the things they need in order to live.      n-sing   the N  
Thirteen per cent of the population live below the poverty line.     
poverty-stricken     
Poverty-stricken people or places are extremely poor.      adj   usu ADJ n  
...a teacher of poverty-stricken kids...     
poverty trap        ( poverty traps    plural  ) If someone is in a poverty trap, they are very poor but cannot improve their income because the money they get from the government decreases as the money they earn increases.      n-count  

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poverty

  
1    beggary, destitution, distress, hand-to-mouth existence, hardship, indigence, insolvency, necessitousness, necessity, need, pauperism, pennilessness, penury, privation, want  
2    dearth, deficiency, insufficiency, lack, paucity, scarcity, shortage  
3    aridity, bareness, barrenness, deficiency, infertility, meagreness, poorness, sterility, unfruitfulness  
  
Antonyms     
  
1    affluence, comfort, luxury, opulence, richness, wealth  
2    abundance, plethora, sufficiency  
3    fecundity, fertility, fruitfulness, productiveness  


poverty-stricken     
bankrupt, beggared, broke     (informal)   destitute, dirt-poor     (informal)   distressed, down and out, down at heel, flat broke     (informal)   impecunious, impoverished, indigent, in queer street, needy, on one's beam-ends, on one's uppers, on the breadline, penniless, penurious, poor, short, skint     (Brit. slang)   stony-broke     (Brit. slang)   without two pennies to rub together     (informal)  

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n.
tempting someone with promise of reward (an attractive person in general) to reveal information or to test one's partner loyalty, faithfulness : can be for lovers, business partners, espionage
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