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débil

  
a       adj  
1    [persona]     (gen)    weak  ,   (extremadamente)    feeble,   (por mala salud o avanzada edad)    frail
se encuentra un poco débil de salud      his health is rather frail, he is in rather poor health  
2    [carácter]   weak  
[esfuerzo]  
feeble, half-hearted
3    (=poco intenso)  
[voz, ruido]  
faint  
[luz]  
dim
b       smf  
es un débil mental      he's a bit mentally deficient  
    económicamente  
Translation Spanish - English Collins Dictionary  
moneda débil nf.
soft currency
[BIZ]

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Collaborative Dictionary     Spanish-English
exp.
he's a bit mentally deficient
exp.
a weak voice could be heard
exp.
his health is rather frail
exp.
he is in rather poor health
exp.
the weaker sex
exp.
the flesh is weak
exp.
he has a weak constitution
exp.
that's her weak point
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'débil' also found in translations in English-Spanish dictionary
adj.
débil
[BIZ]
adj.
débil
[INFO]
exp.
punto débil
[Fig.]
exp.
punto débil
exp.
sentirse débil
exp.
una débil sonrisa
exp.
estar débil por el miedo
exp.
estaba demasiado débil para levantarse
exp.
estaba demasiado débil para andar sin ayuda
exp.
el dólar está débil en comparación con la libra
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"débil": examples and translations in context
Te inyecté verbena para mantenerte débil. I've injected you with enough vervain to keep you weak.
Esta almohadilla da un débil positivo... This pad's giving me a weak positive.
Un factor que explica las desigualdades es la débil institucionalidad. One factor that explains the existing inequalities is the weakness of institutions.
Perdóne usted a un hombre débil. Forgive an old man's unfortunate weakness, your grace.
- Una América dividida sería débil. - A divided America'd have been weaker.
Pero sería muy débil para sobrevivir. But it would be too weak to survive.
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