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"beleaguered" in British English

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beleagueredadjective

us   /bɪˈli·ɡərd/
having so many difficulties that you feel as if you are being attacked from every direction: As a candidate, she had promised tax relief for the beleaguered middle class.
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"beleaguered" in Business English

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beleagueredadjective

uk   /bɪˈliːɡəd/ us   formal
experiencing a lot of problems or strong criticism: The beleaguered company has recently been torn apart by rumours of a bitter feud among its senior executives.beleaguered by sth This emergency legislation will help U.S. farmers beleaguered by devastating weather.
FINANCE, ECONOMICS in great financial difficulty: a beleaguered economy/industry/sector The country's beleaguered economy has taken a turn for the worse. The company is now switching to re-investment ready for a recovery in the beleaguered travel industry.
(Definition of beleaguered from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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“beleaguered” in Business English

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