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Meaning of “beset” in the English Dictionary

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besetverb [T]

 us   /bɪˈset/ (past tense beset, present participle besetting)
hurt or ​troubled by something ​bad: Many ​problems have beset the ​team in ​recentmonths.
(Definition of beset from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “beset”
in Spanish cercar, asediar…
in Vietnamese bao vây…
in Malaysian menyerang dari segenap penjuru…
in Thai ห้อมล้อมด้วย…
in French assaillir…
in German umgeben…
in Chinese (Simplified) 困扰的, 充满…的…
in Turkish rahat vermemek, muhasara etmek, huzursuz etmeye devam etmek…
in Russian преследовать…
in Indonesian menyerang…
in Chinese (Traditional) 困擾的, 充滿…的…
in Polish nękać…
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