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basket case

noun [C] informal ECONOMICS, FINANCE
used especially in newspapers to describe a country, company, or organization that has very serious financial problems: The economy was described as a basket case, with mounting debt and the highest public spending in Europe.
Translations of “basket case”
in Chinese (Traditional) 國家/公司, 財政拮据的國家(或公司)…
in Chinese (Simplified) 国家/公司, 财政拮据的国家(或公司)…
(Definition of basket case from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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