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slimming

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishslimmingslim‧ming1 /ˈslɪmɪŋ/ noun [uncountable] British English 🔊 🔊 THIN PERSONthe activity of trying to make yourself thinner by eating less, taking exercise etc
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slimmingWhen people join a slimming club they are, in effect, giving themselves a boost, a social reward for slimming.I was there to give some talks on motivation and slimming and had a stand displaying my books.No one should feel pressurised into slimming.An example is the once highly popular low-carbohydrate method of slimming.
slimmingslimming2 adjective 🔊 🔊 making you look thinner 🔊 Solid colors are more slimming than patterns.
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slimmingWhen people join a slimming club they are, in effect, giving themselves a boost, a social reward for slimming.Everyone, whether on a slimming diet or not, should reduce this kind of sugar to an absolute minimum.Some slimming magazines also publish guides to the fat and fibre content of food.Over-eating is considered bad by the dieter, while the slimming regime is difficult but good and virtuous.The problem is that dieting on a standard slimming regime is difficult.
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