Definition of 'ailing'
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To take on the ailing business seemed to be our last bus to town. Sharing the Success - the story of NFC (1990)The ailing bank said the cuts would come in all regions and all units. The Sun (2011)Planning cannot easily be superimposed on a very open and rather ailing capitalist economy. After Thatcher (1989)How much longer should taxpayers be prepared to put money into ailing banks? Times, Sunday Times (2012)She had just returned from Britain to nurse her ailing mother. Times, Sunday Times (2007)Why can't we have such a radical approach here to boost our ailing economy? Times, Sunday Times (2008)The increased borrowing is due to the costs of rescuing the country's ailing banks. Times, Sunday Times (2010)The alternative comedian combines the story of his mother 's ailing health with hits by the gloomy singersongwriter. Times, Sunday Times (2015)What follows is one man's struggle with his conscience about how best to take care of his ailing mother. Times, Sunday Times (2013)In a nod to the ailing economy, the invitation from the first lady had recommended that guests eat beforehand. Times, Sunday Times (2014)Britain is also seeking German assistance to protect taxpayers from having to contribute to a fund to help ailing eurozone banks. Times, Sunday Times (2013)The news is a terrific boost to Britain's ailing car industry. The Sun (2008)Spain's ailing car industry accounts for 20 per cent of exports. Times, Sunday Times (2008)With oil prices in the doldrums, the last support of the ailing Soviet economy was removed. Times, Sunday Times (2016)The Belgian Government may now have to prop up the ailing bank. Times, Sunday Times (2009)Also, if more people stayed in this country, our ailing tourist industry would get a boost. The Sun (2016)If the Chinese economy faltered, it would mean no more investment to prop up our ailing economies. Times, Sunday Times (2012)He continued: 'To continue to rely on domestic consumption to revive an ailing economy is pure folly. Times, Sunday Times (2011)What follows in this affecting if pretty bleak drama is one man's struggle with his conscience about how best to take care of his ailing mother. Times, Sunday Times (2013)As he sees it, the sport means jobs, investment and an injection of hope into an ailing economy. Times, Sunday Times (2012)A beautiful, proud, independent young woman sets out to save an ailing business. Times, Sunday Times (2010)She was also the victim of the deeply unpopular Republican brand and the ailing economy that were the major factors in the party's demise. Times, Sunday Times (2008)This is not just a business show where ailing boutiques are given a fresh lease of life - tonight's episode turns into a makeover programme too. The Sun (2008)His departure from the political scene would ease the president's efforts to tackle the ailing economy, prompting him to say the charges against him were political. Times, Sunday Times (2015)
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Used Occasionally. ailing is one of the 30000 most commonly used words in the Collins dictionary
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Translations for 'ailing'
British English: ailing ADJECTIVE
An ailing organization is in difficulty.
He saved the ailing business.
Definition of ailing from the Collins English Dictionary
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