Definition of 'anaemic'
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We are facing anaemic growth and far more volatile economies. Times, Sunday Times (2011)Investors around the world have been selling equities because of fears about anaemic global growth. Times, Sunday Times (2014)Japan has failed to shake off the anaemic growth and inflation that has gripped the economy for more than two decades. Times, Sunday Times (2016)And my toenails look positively anaemic. The Sun (2014)It may have turned positive now, but growth remains anaemic. Times, Sunday Times (2014) Growth could be anaemic for years, but we will muddle through somehow. Times, Sunday Times (2010)According to most forecasters, the economic outlook for the next quarter is anaemic growth at best. Times, Sunday Times (2010)Nor was the underlying data yesterday encouraging, notably news that eurozone banking lending remains anaemic. Times, Sunday Times (2011)He said that global growth would be anaemic at about 2.5 per cent for the next three years. Times, Sunday Times (2009)It points to all the growth in this business being in non-food and an anaemic performance in the core food offering. Times, Sunday Times (2010)Media businesses are exposed to the vagaries of consumer demand, and that is likely to remain anaemic for the foreseeable future. Times, Sunday Times (2009)Those who quiz the chief executive on the anaemic performance find a man willing to shrug his shoulders and admit that results have not been good enough. Times, Sunday Times (2008)His inheritance will not amount to much if his tenure at the top coincides with anaemic economic growth, higher unemployment and additional taxation. Times, Sunday Times (2006) Growth remains anaemic in Britain. Times, Sunday Times (2010)Economists are fretting about the impact of oil on our anaemic recovery, but the real impetus for action is coming from Washington. Times, Sunday Times (2012)A survey of manufacturing and the services industry across Europe showed the most anaemic growth in 16 months. Times, Sunday Times (2014)At a time of economic uncertainty and anaemic growth, it is reassuring to know that there is no shortage of ambition or confidence in British business. Times, Sunday Times (2011)Admittedly, the new job numbers were much as expected and remain fairly anaemic, with much of the growth coming from the public sector and temporary posts. Times, Sunday Times (2012)
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British English: anaemic /əˈniːmɪk/ ADJECTIVE
Someone who is anaemic suffers from a medical condition in which there are too few red cells in their blood, making them feel tired and look pale.
Losing a lot of blood makes you tired and anaemic.
- American English: anemic
- Arabic: مُصاب بالأَنِيمِيَا
- Brazilian Portuguese: anêmico
- Chinese: 贫血的
- Croatian: anemičan
- Czech: chudokrevný
- Danish: anæmisk
- Dutch: bloedarm
- European Spanish: anémico
- Finnish: aneeminen
- French: anémié
- German: blutarm
- Greek: αναιμικός
- Italian: anemico
- Japanese: 貧血の
- Korean: 빈혈의
- Norwegian: anemisk
- Polish: anemiczny
- European Portuguese: anémico
- Romanian: anemic
- Russian: малокровный
- Spanish: anémico
- Swedish: anemisk
- Thai: ที่ขาดเลือดแดง
- Turkish: anemi
- Ukrainian: анемічний
- Vietnamese: thiếu máu
Definition of anaemic from the Collins English Dictionary
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