Meaning of “embattled” in the English Dictionary

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"embattled" in American English

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embattledadjective

us /ɪmˈbæt̬·əld/

having a lot of problems or difficulties:

The embattled leaders are trying to hold on to their positions.

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

"embattled" in Business English

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embattledadjective [ before noun ]

uk /ɪmˈbætld/ us

experiencing a lot of problems or difficulties:

The company's embattled chief executive came in for more media criticism today.

(Definition of “embattled” from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)