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low–grade

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adjective \ˈlō-ˈgrād\

Simple Definition of low–grade

  • : of poor quality

  • : not very strong or severe

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of low–grade

  1. 1 :  of inferior grade or quality

  2. 2 :  being near that extreme of a specified range which is lowest, least intense, least serious, or least competent <a low–grade fever> <a low–grade infection>

1878

First Known Use of low–grade

1878

Rhymes with low–grade

abrade, afraid, air raid, arcade, Band-Aid, barmaid, Belgrade, blockade, bondmaid, bridesmaid, brigade, brocade, cascade, charade, clichéd, cockade, corrade, cross-trade, crusade, decade, degrade, dissuade, downgrade, evade, eyeshade, fair-trade, first aid, glissade, grenade, handmade, homemade, housemaid, inlaid, invade, limeade, man-made, mermaid, milkmaid, navaid, nightshade, nursemaid, old maid, parade, persuade, pervade, plain-laid, pomade, postpaid, sacheted, scalade, sea-maid, self-made, stockade, sunshade, switchblade, torsade, twayblade, twice-laid, unbraid, unlade, unmade, unpaid, upbraid, upgrade


Medical Dictionary

low–grade

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adjective \ˈlō-ˈgrād\

Medical Definition of low–grade

  1. :  being near that extreme of a specified range which is lowest, least intense, or least competent <a low–grade fever> <a low–grade infection>—compare high-grade




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