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Significado de “slim” - Diccionario Inglés

Significado de "slim" - Diccionario Inglés

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uk   us   /slɪm/ (slimmer, slimmest)

slim adjective (THIN)

A1 approving (​especially of ​people) ​attractivelythin: slim ​hips/​legs She has a ​lovely slim ​figure.
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slim adjective (SMALL)

very ​small: They only have a slim chance of ​winning (= it's ​unlikely that they will ​win).
noun [U] uk   us   /ˈslɪm.nəs/

slimverb [I]

uk   us   /slɪm/ (-mm-) UK
to ​try to get ​thinner by ​eating less ​food and doing more ​exercise: You don't have much ​lunch - are you slimming?
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slimnoun [U]

uk   us   /slɪm/
East African forAIDS (= a ​seriousdisease that ​destroys the body's ​ability to ​fightinfection)
(Definition of slim from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

Significado de "slim" - Diccionario Inglés Americano

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slimadjective [-er/-est only]

 us   /slɪm/ (-mm-)
thin, or (esp. of ​people) ​attractivelythin: She’s ​published several slim ​volumes of ​poetry. Slim also ​means only a little or not much: Coaches told him his ​chances of making the ​team were slim at ​best.
(Definition of slim from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

Significado de "slim" - Diccionario Inglés para los negocios

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uk   us   /slɪm/
small or slight, especially in a way that makes ​success difficult: The ​trend was ​upwards, but the ​gains were slim. The ​polls show Brackett ​leading by a slim 51% to her opponent's 49%. The pizza ​deliverychainoperates on a philosophy of slim ​margins and huge ​volume.
a slim chance or possibility is not likely to ​happen or be ​true: The likelihood of ​selling the ​machinery at that ​price is slim.a slim chance/possibility A ​member of the ​board said there was only a slim chance of the ​mergersucceeding. There is still a slim hope of the ​negotiationsending well for ​unionmembers.
a slim ​company or ​organization is one that has been made ​smaller, and often more ​effective, by ​reducing the ​number of ​employees it has: The ​result of the ​changes is a slimmer ​organization that is better able to ​respond to its ​customers.

slimverb [I or T]

uk   us   /slɪm/ (-mm-) (also slim (sth) down)
to ​reduce the ​number of ​people who ​work in a ​company or ​organization, often so that it ​operates more ​effectively: Margins are to be widened and ​centralexpenses slimmed down. The ​governmentdeveloped a ​publicworksprogram as one way of slimming the 12% ​joblessrate.slim (down) to sth Having slimmed down to around 1400 ​staff, the ​company is now ​recruiting again.
noun [U]
Investors applauded the government's 10% slimming of ​budgetspending.
(Definition of slim from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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