Definition of ill-made in English:

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Poorly constructed: the dangers of ill-made cheap imports
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  • Don Francisco was a young man of twenty-two, ugly and ill-made.
  • It lay over steep and often ill-made roads, two days' carriage journey from the nearest railway station, Eboli.
  • The toymakers of Birmingham had many tricks to deceive the inexpert eye of the purchaser, and palmed off as articles of price much ill-made, meretricious trash.

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