Translation of "poor relation" - English-Traditional Chinese dictionary

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poor relation

something or someone similar to but less important than another thing or person, and that people do not consider equally valuable

(同類中)略遜一籌的事物(或人);不受青睞的事物(或人)
The air force and navy were modernized but the army, very much the poor relation, was not. 空軍和海軍都已實現了現代化,而陸軍卻相形見絀。

(Translation of “poor relation” from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Traditional) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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