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jerry-builtadjective

uk   us   /ˈdʒer.i.bɪlt/ informal disapproving
builtquickly and ​badly using ​cheapmaterials
(Definition of jerry-built from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “jerry-built”
in Chinese (Simplified) 偷工减料建成的,用劣质材料草草建成的…
in Chinese (Traditional) 偷工減料建成的,用劣質材料草草建成的…
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