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Chinese (Simplified) translation of “poor relation”

poor relation

something or someone similar to but less important than another thing or person , and that people do not consider equally valuable
(同类中)略逊一筹的事物(或人);不受青睐的事物(或人)
The air force and navy were modernised but the army , very much the poor relation , was not.
空军和海军都已实现了现代化,而陆军却相形见绌。
People of little importanceThings of little importance
(Definition of poor relation from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Simplified) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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