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low-grade

Pronunciation: /ˈləʊˈgreɪd/

Translation of low-grade in Spanish:

adjective/adjetivo

  • 1.1 (of inferior quality) [oil] de baja calidad 1.2 [Mining] [ore] pobre
    Example sentences
    • The film has a very low-grade videotape visual quality, which I'm willing to bet stems from the low budget and heavy use of available light; nevertheless, it's still rather ugly.
    • There has been no meaningful talk between the sides on what really ails the sport: the low-grade quality of the games themselves.
    • The low-grade steel, which was given zero rust protection at the Naples plant, was just about acceptable in the warm, dry climate of the south.

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