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weather-beaten

adjective uk   /ˈweðəˌbiː.tən/  us   /-ɚˌbiː.ən/
Something such as skin or a building material that is weather-beaten has been changed or damaged by the weather: a weather-beaten face (= a face which is brown and has many deep lines) ancient, weather-beaten columns
Translations of “weather-beaten”
in Chinese (Traditional) 受風雨侵蝕的, 受風吹日曬的…
in Chinese (Simplified) 受风雨侵蚀的, 受风吹日晒的…
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