anemic
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This word may also be spelled "anaemic."
anemic(
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mihk
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An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (medicine)
Regionalism used in the United States
(United States)
a. anémico
It seems that Tom is a little anemic so the doctor's prescribed him some iron tablets.Resulta que Tom es algo anémico y el médico le ha recetado unas tabletas de hierro.
2.
A phrase used as a figure of speech or a word that is symbolic in meaning; metaphorical (e.g. carrot, bean).
(figurative)
(weak)
Regionalism used in the United States
(United States)
a. débil
A phrase used as a figure of speech or a word that is symbolic in meaning; metaphorical (e.g. carrot, bean).
(figurative)
The company made a bit of an anemic effort to offer compensation.Los esfuerzos de la compañía con respecto a indemnización fueron algo débiles.
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anemic
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (medicine)
a. anémico(a)
2. (fig)
a. pobre (weak)
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anemic [əˈniːmɪk]
adjective
(US)
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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