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sick

adjective
 
 
/sɪk/
WORKPLACE, HR not feeling well: Peter called in sick this morning.off/out sick She's been out sick for a week.
a sick business, economy, etc. is having a lot of problems that are difficult to solve: Low interest rates often signal that an economy is sick. New executives were brought in to turn the sick company around.
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