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English definition of “hard-won”

hard-won

adjective uk   /ˌhɑːdˈwʌn/ us    /ˌhɑːrdˈwɑːn/
If something is hard-won, it was only achieved after a lot of effort: a hard-won battleComplicated and difficult to doDifficult to understand
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