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Significado de “unwieldy” - Diccionario Inglés

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unwieldyadjective

uk   /ʌnˈwiːl.di/  us   /ʌnˈwiːl.di/
  • unwieldy adjective (DIFFICULT TO MOVE)

An unwieldy ​object is ​difficult to ​move or ​handle because it is ​heavy, ​large, or a ​strangeshape: A ​piano is a very unwieldy ​item to get down a ​flight of ​stairs.
  • unwieldy adjective (NOT EFFECTIVE)

An unwieldy ​system is ​slow and not ​effective, usually because it is too ​big, ​badlyorganized, or ​involves too many different ​organizations or ​people: One ​disadvantage for the ​bank is that ​itshugesize - over 15,000 ​staff - makes it unwieldy and slow-moving.
(Definition of unwieldy from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

Significado de "unwieldy" - Diccionario Inglés Americano

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unwieldyadjective [not gradable]

 us   /ʌnˈwil·di/
(of an ​object) ​difficult to move or ​handle because it is ​heavy, ​large, or a ​strangeshape
(of a ​system) ​difficult to ​manage, usually because it is too ​big or ​badlyorganized: an unwieldy ​bureaucracy
(Definition of unwieldy from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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