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Meaning of “frail” - Learner’s Dictionary

frail

adjective     /freɪl/
not strong or healthy: a frail old ladyWeakness and vulnerabilityFragile and breakable
Translations of “frail”
in Arabic واهِن, ضَعيف…
in Korean 허약한…
in Malaysian lemah…
in French frêle…
in Turkish zayıf, çelimsiz, güçsüz…
in Italian debole…
in Chinese (Traditional) 脆弱的, 虛弱的, 易碎的…
in Russian хрупкий, хилый…
in Polish wątły…
in Vietnamese mảnh khảnh, yếu…
in Spanish frágil, débil, delicado…
in Portuguese frágil, fraco…
in Thai ขี้โรค…
in German gebrechlich…
in Catalan fràgil, delicat…
in Japanese 虚弱な…
in Indonesian lemah…
in Chinese (Simplified) 脆弱的, 虚弱的, 易碎的…
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