Definition of 'moribund'
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An initially effective drive to improve numeracy and literacy in primary schools has become moribund. Times, Sunday Times (2007)Not bad for a leisure business in a moribund economy. Times, Sunday Times (2014)They also hope independence will help to revive their moribund economy by ending the limbo that has kept foreign investment away. Times, Sunday Times (2007)Without loans the economy is moribund. Times, Sunday Times (2008)His programme: reform the moribund economy but hold onto power at all costs. Times, Sunday Times (2008)The credit crisis put paid to that and in the past two years AIM has become moribund. Times, Sunday Times (2010)He said he had to go on a listening tour of voters because'very safe Labour wards have become moribund. Times, Sunday Times (2014)
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Used Occasionally. moribund is one of the 30000 most commonly used words in the Collins dictionary
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Translations for 'moribund'
British English: moribund ADJECTIVE
If you describe something as moribund, you mean that it is in a very bad condition.
...the moribund economy.
Definition of moribund from the Collins English Dictionary
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