parlous Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary

Meaning of “parlous” in the English Dictionary

"parlous" in British English

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uk   /ˈpɑː.ləs/  us   /ˈpɑːr-/ formal
very ​bad, ​dangerous, or ​uncertain: Relations between the two ​countries have been in a parlous ​state for some ​time. I'd like to ​buy a new ​car, but my ​finances are in such a parlous state that I can't ​afford to.
(Definition of parlous from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “parlous”
in Chinese (Simplified) 糟糕的, 危险的, 不可预测的…
in Chinese (Traditional) 糟糕的, 危險的, 不可預測的…
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