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poorly

adverb uk   /ˈpɔː.li/  us   /ˈpʊr-/
C1 not well: A business as poorly managed as that one doesn't deserve to succeed.

poorly

adjective [after verb] uk   /ˈpɔː.li/  us   /ˈpʊr-/ UK informal
C1 ill: He says he's feeling poorly and he's going back to bed.
Translations of “poorly”
in Korean 좋지 못하게, 형편없이…
in Arabic بِشَكْل سَيّء…
in Portuguese muito mal…
in Catalan mal, malament…
in Japanese 不十分に, ひどく…
in Italian male…
in Chinese (Traditional) 糟糕地,不好地…
in Russian плохо…
in Turkish kötü bir şekilde, yetersizce…
in Chinese (Simplified) 糟糕地,不好地…
in Polish słabo…
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