- poor is part of the Basic English 850.
- (Australia) IPA: /pɔə/
- (UK) IPA: /pʊə/, SAMPA: /pU@/
- (Southern UK) IPA: /pɔː(ɹ)/, SAMPA: /pO:(r)/
- (US) IPA: /pʊr/, /pɔr/, SAMPA: /pUr/, /pOr/
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- Without money; not rich.
- He is very poor.
- Low in quality.
- The painting was a poor job.
- Tom is all alone. Poor Tom!
- Edward is only a poor man.
- People who are poor; in the phrase “the poor.”
- This work is to help the poor.