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strapped

adjective
 
 
/stræpt/ informal
used to describe a person or organization that does not have enough money: economically/financially strapped They target financially strapped smaller companies for acquisition. At the end of the 90s, the International Monetary Fund was strapped for cash . →  See also cash-strapped
Translations of “strapped”
in Chinese (Traditional) 手頭緊的,缺錢的…
in Chinese (Simplified) 手头紧的,缺钱的…
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