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adjective lean pronunciation in British English /liːn/
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  1. 2
    lean meat has very little fat in it

    a lean cut of beef

  2. 4
    a lean period of time is very difficult to live in because many people lack money or other necessary things

    the lean years of the Depression

  3. 5
    a lean crop, harvest etc is very small

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