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sclerosis

noun [U] uk   /skləˈrəʊ.sɪs/ us    /-ˈroʊ-/ specialized
sclerotic
adjective uk   /-ˈrɒt.ɪk/ us    /-ˈrɑː.t̬ɪk/ specialized
sclerotic arteries figurative disapproving The tax cuts are designed to bring growth to a sclerotic (= very slowly developing and not easily changed) economy.
Translations of “sclerosis”
in Chinese (Traditional) (尤指動脈的)硬化…
in Chinese (Simplified) (尤指动脉的)硬化…
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