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English definition of “struggle”

struggle

verb [I]     /ˈstrʌɡl/
to try or fight very hard in order to do or get something: struggle with/against sth For years she struggled with the department to get her ideas accepted . struggle for sth Women struggle for equal rights .
to find it extremely difficult to succeed or to achieve something: In the current climate many small businesses are struggling.struggle to do sth The Government will struggle to achieve its target of 15% of electricity from renewables .struggle along/through The company may struggle along on its own but a merger with a stronger company would be better for its pension holders .
(Definition of struggle verb from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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