Meaning of “poorly” in the English Dictionary

"poorly" in British English

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uk /ˈpɔː.li/ us /ˈpʊ

C1 not well:

A business as poorly managed as that one doesn't deserve to succeed.

poorlyadjective [ after verb ]

uk /ˈpɔː.li/ us /ˈpʊ informal

C1 ill:

He says he's feeling poorly and he's going back to bed.

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

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