Meaning of “mired” in the English Dictionary

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"mired" in British English

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uk /maɪəd/ us /maɪrd/
be/become mired (down) in sth

to be involved in a difficult situation, especially for a long period of time:

The peace talks are mired in bureaucracy.

(Definition of “mired” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)