Meaning of “battering” in the English Dictionary


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batteringnoun [ C/U ]

us /ˈbæt̬·ər·ɪŋ/

damage caused by an action or event:

[ C ] Florida is starting to recover from the battering it endured in recent hurricanes.
[ C usually sing ] Stock markets have taken a battering in the past week.

(Definition of “battering” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)