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English definition of “battle”

battle

verb [I]     /ˈbætl/
to try very hard to do something that is difficult: Twelve teams are battling for a place in the final. Throughout the campaign Johnson was battling against severe health problems.Trying and making an effortEffort and expending energy
(Definition of battle verb from the Cambridge Learner's Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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