Meaning of “ailing” in the English Dictionary

"ailing" in American English

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ailingadjective [ not gradable ]

us /ˈeɪ·lɪŋ/

unhealthy or weak, and not getting any better:

The plan was supposed to give a boost to our ailing economy.

(Definition of “ailing” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

"ailing" in Business English

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ailingadjective

uk /ˈeɪlɪŋ/ us

experiencing financial problems:

ailing company/economy/industry The ailing company shut down two of its smaller plants in an attempt to trim costs.

(Definition of “ailing” from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)