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"slender" in British English

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slenderadjective

uk   /ˈslen.dər/  us   /-dɚ/
C2 thin and ​delicate, often in a way that is ​attractive: He put his ​hands around her slender ​waist. The plant's ​leaves are ​long and slender. small in ​amount or ​degree: a man of slender means (= without much ​money) The ​chances of ​settling this ​dispute through ​talksseemincreasingly slender.
slenderness
noun [U] uk   us   /-nəs/
(Definition of slender from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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slenderadjective

 us   /ˈslen·dər/
thin: The slender ​bookruns all of 150 ​pages. Sarane is a ​tall, slender man.
(Definition of slender from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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