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to reduce to financial insolvency

to lessen or weaken severely, as by removing something essential

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Modern "plunder-by-trade" often involves selling subsidized food, or even donating clothing, putting local agriculture and textile operations out of business, increasing unemployment, and further impoverishing the nation--one example is the Ukraine, which went from breadbasket to bankrupt in response to foreign powers.
The shortcomings of many financial plans today is that they are set up to last to a retiree's life expectancy, usually 85 years, thus impoverishing some retirees by design, said Brian Perlman, a member of market research firm Matthew Greenwald & Associates and holder of a Ph.
You've talked about its impoverishing effects and the challenges it brings to both work and family relationships.
Kings had always been involving and impoverishing their people in wars, pretending generally, if not always, that the good of the people was the object.
The BBC's licence fee must be preserved or the "fruits of the last 75 years" would be undermined, impoverishing the whole of broadcasting, according to the corporation's deputy director of Television Broadcast.