Definition of 'ail'
Example sentences containing 'ail'
Times, Sunday Times (2007)
In the bust, the rescue of ailing banks with public money proved bankers were not really taking such big risks after all.Times, Sunday Times (2011) Times, Sunday Times (2014)
Money can't buy you love, but it is admittedly quite important if you are an ailing international record company.Times, Sunday Times (2010)
She's the woman with the desirable personal style, who took an ailing catalogue company and made it a global fashion player.Times, Sunday Times (2014)
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