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English definition of “battle”

battle

verb [I/T]    /ˈbæt̬·əl/
to fight , compete , or argue with another person or group : [I] Congress is battling with the White House over funding . [T] Long Horse died battling the Sioux in 1875. [I] I thought we had the game under control , but they really battled back. If you battle something, you try hard to change the situation : [I] The group was formed to battle prejudice .
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