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Definición de “lean” en inglés

lean

verb [I/T]  /lin/ (past tense and past participle leaned  /lind/) us  

lean verb [I/T] (SLOPE)

to move your body away from a vertical position so that it is bent forward or resting against something, or to place something in a sloping position against something: [I always + adv/prep] The conductor leaned over us and asked for our tickets. [I always + adv/prep] She paused for a moment to rest and leaned against a large rock. [T] He leaned his bike against the wall.

lean

adjective [-er/-est only]  /lin/ us  

lean adjective [-er/-est only] (THIN)

(of a person) thin and in good physical condition: Her body is lean, taut, athletic. When you describe meat as lean, you mean that it does not have much fat in it: lean hamburger meat A lean period is a time during which there is not enough of something, esp. money or food: It is a particularly lean year for science funding. When you say that a company or business is lean, you mean that it has the fewest employees it needs to do its work.
(Definition of lean from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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