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Definición de “lame duck” en inglés

lame duck

noun [C] uk   us  

lame duck noun [C] (UNSUCCESSFUL)

an unsuccessful person or thing

lame duck noun [C] (POLITICS)

an elected official whose power is reduced because the person who will replace them has already been elected
(Definition of lame duck from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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