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Example sentences for impoverish

If they had a goal, it was selfish-an attempt to impoverish the emerging world through protectionism.
Conflict may impoverish populations, increase the availability of weapons and debilitate rulers.
While a tax on gasoline will impoverish people, it won't reduce consumption of gasoline much at all.
It has never been dairy farmers' intent to impoverish processors.
If re not indexed for inflation, inflation may impoverish annuitants receiving a steady stream of decreasingly valuable dollars.
And that, ultimately, that would impoverish everyone.

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