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skeleton

1. noun ANAT, ZOOL of human, animal2. noun ED, MED model3. noun framework4. noun basic structure5. noun emaciated person or animal6. adjective minimal
phrases
1 noun ANAT, ZOOL of human, animalcnámharlach masc1  c m ucreatlach fem2 2 noun ED, MED modelcnámharlach masc1  c m u
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3 noun frameworkcreatlach fem2creat masc3  c m uwe came up with the skeleton of a plan chuireamar creatlach plean le chéile 4 noun basic structurecreatlach fem2the skeleton of the house can still be seen is féidir creatlach an tí a fheiceáil fósskeleton of a boat conablach báid 5 noun emaciated person or animal he was a walking skeleton bhí sé mar a bheadh cnámharlach ar dhá chos ann she was reduced to a skeleton ní raibh inti ach na cnámha, ní raibh inti ach na cnámha agus an craiceann, ní raibh inti ach an scrogall agus an t-eagán 6 adjective minimalskeleton staff creatfhoireann
phrases

a skeleton in the cupboard

(also

a skeleton in the closet

) údar náirenáirethey've got a skeleton in the cupboard tá a náire féin orthu sin

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