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underweight

Pronunciation: /ˌʌndərˈweɪt; ˌʌndəˈweɪt/

Translation of underweight in Spanish:

adjective/adjetivo

  • [person/baby] de peso más bajo que el normal she's 10kg underweight pesa 10kg menos de lo que debería an underweight bag of apples una bolsa de manzanas que pesa menos de lo debido
    Example sentences
    • She has an intense need for control and is scared of gaining weight even when extremely underweight.
    • On examination, she was underweight (weight 2nd percentile, height 10th percentile).
    • Whether you are underweight, normally weighted or overweight, your eating solution can become a problem.

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