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Topic: NATURE


patchy

adjective
     
patch‧y
1DN happening or existing in some areas but not in others:
patchy fog
2 not complete enough to be useful:
His knowledge of French remained pretty patchy.
There is only patchy evidence of the animal's existence.
3 especially British English good in some parts but bad in others:
I thought the performance was patchy.
patchiness noun [uncountable]
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