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English definition of “meagre”

meagre

adjective UK ( US meager)     /ˈmiːɡər/
very small in amount or number or not enough in amount or number : Manufacturing output rose by a meagre 0.1% in September . Her meagre salary is not enough to pay her living expenses .
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