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English definition of “sick”

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.
(Definition of sick adjective from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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