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slim
American English: /slɪm/
British English: /slɪm/

Translation of slim in Spanish:

adjective -mm-

  • 1.1 (thin)
    (person/figure)
    esbelto
    delgado
    (waist)
    fino
    (volume/column)
    fino
    the industry is now considerably slimmer
    la industria se ha racionalizado considerablemente
    Example sentences
    • He was slim to medium build, with cropped, mousy brown hair and spoke with a local accent.
    • He was slim and strong, built like a rapier and just as fast.
    • His skin was very pale and he was slim and not built up at all.
    Example sentences
    • It's gold and has a slim strap with a narrow oval face, which sparkles as if it had been sprinkled with extra fine glitter.
    • New recruits should opt for slim ties - narrow to medium-narrow width.
    • Manufacturer and retail catalogs also featured the guard or keeper ring, a plain slim gold band worn over the diamond ring to keep it in place.
    1.2 (scant)
    (chance/hope)
    escaso
    (profit)
    exiguo
    pequeño
    (majority)
    estrecho
    on the slimmest of pretexts
    con el más mínimo pretexto
    Example sentences
    • She has a slim chance of success, yet the financial world is slowly replacing their faith in her appeal.
    • Giving birth seems like a fragile process, fraught with danger, with a slim chance of success - rather than a completely natural thing as it should be.
    • Most English Catholics were appalled by news of the plot, realizing the slim chance of success, and that failure would lead to further repression.

intransitive verb -mm-

  • 1.1

    slim (down)

    (become slimmer)
    (person)
    adelgazar
    bajar de peso
    (industry)
    racionalizarse
    1.2
    (British English) (diet)
    hacer régimen or dieta
    I'm slimming
    estoy a régimen or a dieta
    Example sentences
    • With half of all Britons overweight, the government's plan to get us to slim down looks like a daunting task.
    • Although Gemma has been a keen supporter of strongman competitions since she was small, she only started training in a gym six months ago, in an attempt to slim down for her singing career.
    • A nutrition expert slammed the ‘lose weight’ order saying the pop world had gone mad if the girls had been told to slim down.
    Example sentences
    • Some of the big news sites tried coping by slimming down the size of their pages and adding servers, but this helped only marginally.
    • Mrs Candler said books would remain important to the Discovery Centre, although the reference side might be slimmed down to reduce duplication.
    • Five boxes of business cards were slimmed down to three - two of mine, and one full of other people.

transitive verb -mm-

  • slim (down)

    (hips/thighs)
    adelgazar
    reducir
    (business)
    racionalizar
    they submitted a slimmed down budget
    presentaron un presupuesto más reducido
    Example sentences
    • His body was slimmed down for endurance, but he still had the muscles that bespoke several trips to the gym each week.
    • Pop culture glamorizes their muscular bodies but, at the same time, is more preoccupied than ever with slimming women down to an impossible ideal.
    • And the tiny straps of her stiletto heels slimmed her already perfect pins to the ideal.

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