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noun [C] (EFFORT)    /ˈbæt.l̩/ US  /ˈbæt̬-/
B2 a determined effort to achieve something in a difficult situation or to change a bad situation: a long battle against cancerTrying and making an effortEffort and expending energy
(Definition of battle noun (EFFORT) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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