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American English: /ˈrɪkɪdi/
British English: /ˈrɪkɪti/

Translation of rickety in Spanish:


  • Example sentences
    • That would put an enormous stress on the rickety structure of Australia's political parties.
    • But you did actually go back and ascend this rather rickety structure and made some interesting discoveries.
    • And despite the best efforts of the socialist government, large-scale commercialisation overshadows the country's rickety network of tour operators.

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