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/ˈfrædʒaɪl/ US   /ˈfrædʒəl/
easily harmed, damaged, or broken: The fragile economy is under the pressure of floods at home and rising oil prices abroad. The changes would be disastrous for the fragile recovery of the UK's oil and gas industry.
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