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  • v. Simple past tense and past participle of pauperise.


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  • Then, when the Haitians were once again pauperised, the experts and their elite allies introduced the nearest thing to slavery known to this century - free zones, where Haitians laboured for the price of less than one Jamaican patty a day.

    Obama's offered HOPE is sweatshop slavery

  • Yet no crash programme was devised to give some interim relief to the pauperised people, because crisis after crisis - beginning with the sacking of the Chief Justice last March - seemed to have paralysed the government machinery.

    Musharraf To Administer Oath To New PM On 25th

  • Thus, while the landed aristocracy further strengthened its position, the pauperised landless peasant had only two choices: either to accept the bondage he has been living under for generations or to migrate to the cities to earn a living.

    How Masses Will Realise Their Importance?

  • England's health service and education system has been pauperised and our public services near bankrupted in an attempt by nulab to buy votes in Scotland.

    My Morning's Canvassing in Fakenham

  • No! We could never have to rely entirely on ourselves; we could never be pauperised more than we were already!

    The Inn of Tranquillity: Studies and Essays

  • These unfortunates are necessarily pauperised, and the small Hawaiian kingdom finds itself much burdened by their support.

    The Hawaiian Archipelago

  • "Nearly all our pensioners have been pauperised by this process," said Robertson.

    ANC Daily News Briefing

  • Unmarried African women are further pauperised through the high incidence of pregnancy.


  • The path of discovery, although narrowed through research, has not yet been entirely exhausted; for "fresh fields and pastures new," as hopeful as those about which Milton rhapsodised and as plenteously flowing with typical milk and honey as the promised land of the Israelites, are being continually opened up and offered to the oppressed and pauperised populations of Europe.

    Fritz and Eric The Brother Crusoes

  • There he lost perpetually and prodigiously, until he was stripped of every thing, and pauperised for life.

    Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine — Volume 55, No. 340, February, 1844


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