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stunted

adjective uk   /ˈstʌn.tɪd/  us   /-ɪd/
prevented from growing or developing to the usual size: A few stunted trees were the only vegetation visible. children with stunted growth
Translations of “stunted”
in Chinese (Traditional) 妨礙…的正常生長, 阻礙…的充分發展…
in Chinese (Simplified) 妨碍…的正常生长, 阻碍…的充分发展…
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