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English definition of “troubled”

troubled

adjective (HAVING DIFFICULTIES)    /ˈtrʌb.l̩d/
C1 having problems or difficulties: The survival package involves selling off the unprofitable parts of the troubled company. This troubled region has had more than its fair share of wars over the centuries. In these troubled times, it makes a change to hear some good news.Experiencing difficulties
(Definition of troubled adjective (HAVING DIFFICULTIES) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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