Definition of immiserize in US English:

immiserize

(British immerise)

verb

[with object]
  • Cause to become poor or impoverished; immiserate.

    ‘a country experiencing growth would be immiserized by the resulting deterioration in its terms of trade’

Origin

1970s: from immiserization.

Pronunciation

immiserize

/ɪ(m)ˈmɪzəˌraɪz//i(m)ˈmizəˌrīz/