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From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishwanwan /wɒn $ wɑːn/ adjective literary  WEAKTIREDlooking pale, weak, or tired She gave a wan smile.wanly adverb
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wanAngela looked wan and tired.Instead, I forced my features into a wan imitation.Amanda turned, caught Jean's eye and smiled, a thin, wan smile.Relieved that he had an airplane at all, Branson received the news with a wan smile.The policeman attempted a wan smile.
From Longman Business Dictionary
Related topics: Computers
WANWAN /wæn/ noun [countable]COMPUTINGTELECOMMUNICATIONS wide area network; an arrangement in which computers in different areas or buildings are connected to each other and users in different places can look at and work on the same informationThe company uses a WAN to link all three of its global sites. compare LAN

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