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prefix ill- pronunciation in British English /ɪl/
  1. 1
    badly: used with many past participles
    They were ill-equipped to fight.
    His lips moved in ill-disguised (=not well hidden) amusement.
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  2. 2
    bad or unpleasant: used with some nouns
    Prisoners complained of ill-treatment by the guards.
    Her remarks caused a lot of ill-feeling.
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