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lowly

adjective uk   /ˈləʊ.li/  us   /ˈloʊ-/
low in position and importance, or not respected: He took a lowly job in an insurance firm. His first job in the hotel was as a lowly bellboy.
Translations of “lowly”
in Chinese (Traditional) 低等的,卑微的…
in Russian скромный, непритязательный…
in Turkish küçük, önemsiz…
in Chinese (Simplified) 低等的,卑微的…
in Polish podrzędny…
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