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English definition of “battered”

battered

adjective (HIT)    /ˈbæt.əd/ US  /ˈbæt̬.ɚd/
hurt by being repeatedly hit : She set up a sanctuary for battered wives .Hitting and beatingPunishing by causing pain damaged , especially by being used a lot: battered furniture / toys In bad condition
(Definition of battered adjective (HIT) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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