run–down

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adjective \ˈrən-ˈdau̇n\

Definition of run–down

  1. 1 :  worn-out, exhausted

  2. 2 :  completely unwound

  3. 3 :  being in poor repair :  dilapidated

First Known Use of run–down

1815


RUN–DOWN Defined for English Language Learners

run-down

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adjective

Definition of run–down for English Language Learners

  • : in very bad condition because of age or lack of care

  • : in poor health or physical condition : worn-out or exhausted


RUN–DOWN Defined for Kids

run–down

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adjective \ˈrən-ˈdau̇n\

Definition of run–down for Students

  1. 1 :  in poor condition a run-down farm

  2. 2 :  in poor health


Learn More about run–down

  1. Spanish Central: Translation of run–down


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