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(Definition of frail from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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frailadjective [-er/-est only]

 us   /freɪl/
physicallyweak, or ​easilydamaged, ​broken, or harmed: He’s always in frail ​health. The ​shirt is ​old and frail, and the ​threadslookready to ​part.
(Definition of frail from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “frail”
in Korean 허약한…
in Arabic واهِن, ضَعيف…
in Malaysian lemah…
in French frêle…
in Russian хрупкий, хилый…
in Chinese (Traditional) 脆弱的, 虛弱的, 易碎的…
in Italian debole…
in Turkish zayıf, çelimsiz, güçsüz…
in Polish wątły…
in Spanish débil, delicado…
in Vietnamese mảnh khảnh, yếu…
in Portuguese frágil, fraco…
in Thai ขี้โรค…
in German gebrechlich…
in Catalan fràgil, delicat…
in Japanese 虚弱な…
in Chinese (Simplified) 脆弱的, 虚弱的, 易碎的…
in Indonesian lemah…
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