HyperDic: beggary

English > 2 senses of the word beggary:
NOUNcommunicationbeggary, begging, mendicancya solicitation for money or food (especially in the street by an apparently penniless person)
statebeggary, mendicancy, mendicitythe state of being a beggar or mendicant
English > beggary: 2 senses > noun 1, communication
MeaningA solicitation for money or food (especially in the street by an apparently penniless person).
Synonymsbegging, mendicancy
BroadersolicitationAn entreaty addressed to someone of superior status
Spanishmendicidad
Catalancapta, mendicitat
Verbsbegcall upon in supplication
begmake a solicitation / solicitation or entreaty for something
begask to obtain free
English > beggary: 2 senses > noun 2, state
MeaningThe state of being a beggar or mendicant.
Synonymsmendicancy, mendicity
Broaderindigence, need, penury, pauperism, pauperizationA state of extreme / extreme poverty or destitution
Spanishmendicidad

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