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bloated

adjective
 
 
/ˈbləʊtɪd/
a bloated organization employs too many people in relation to the amount of work that there is and therefore costs too much money to run: He denies that he has created a bloated bureaucracy, employing almost 500 people.
a bloated amount of money is considered to be too large: There has been criticism of the bloated bonuses awarded to "fat cat" bankers.
IT not effective because of using too much computer memory (= space for storing information): We recommend simpler programs that can replace some common but bloated and expensive apps.
Translations of “bloated”
in Chinese (Traditional) 膨脹, 膨脹的, 腫脹的…
in Russian раздутый, набухший, объевшийся…
in Turkish şiş, şişkin, kabarmış…
in Chinese (Simplified) 膨胀, 膨胀的, 肿胀的…
in Polish spuchnięty, wzdęty…
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