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English definition of “backbreaking”

backbreaking

adjective     /ˈbækˌbreɪ.kɪŋ/
needing a lot of hard, physical effort and making you feel extremely tired: Digging the garden was backbreaking work.Complicated and difficult to doDifficult to understand
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