Translation of "lean" - English-Traditional Chinese dictionary

lean

adjective (NOT ENOUGH) 不夠 uk us /liːn/

If a period of time is lean, there is not enough of something, especially money or food, at that time

收益少的,匱乏的
It has been a particularly lean year for the education department. 對教育部而言這是尤為不景氣的一年。

(Translation of “lean adjective (NOT ENOUGH)” from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Traditional) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)