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adjective thin pronunciation in British English /θɪn/
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  1. 1
    a thin object or material has only a short distance between two opposite sides, edges, or surfaces

    The box was covered with a thin layer of dust.

    There’s a thin crack in the glass.

    Cut the cucumbers and tomatoes into thin slices.

  2. 6
    small in number or amount

    Dexter won by a thin margin (=a small number of votes, points etc).

  3. 8
    thin air has less oxygen in it than usual

    In the mountains, the air is thinner.


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