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English definition of “pine”


verb [I]     /paɪn/
(also pine away) to become increasingly thin and weak because of unhappiness , especially after the death of a loved person : Carter died in 1904 after an accident and Leno pined away and died in London six months later .Becoming and making less strongExpressing and showing feelings
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