ailing
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An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (ill)
a. enfermo
Rex's days were consumed with caring for his ailing wife.Los días de Rex se consumían cuidando a su esposa enferma.
2.
A phrase used as a figure of speech or a word that is symbolic in meaning; metaphorical (e.g. carrot, bean).
(figurative)
(weak)
a. renqueante
The automotive industry is an ailing industry in these times of crisis.La industria automotriz es una industria renqueante en estos tiempos de crisis.
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ailing
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (person)
a. enfermo(a)
2. (company, economy)
a. enfermizo(a), débil
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ailing [ˈeɪlɪŋ]
adjective
[+person] enfermo; achacoso
...her old and ailing mother
[+industry, economy] debilitado;
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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