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beaten

adjective uk   /ˈbiː.tən/ us    /-t̬ən/
[before noun] Beaten gold or another metal has been made flat by having been hit repeatedly with a hard object: She was wearing a necklace of beaten gold. [before noun] A beaten path or track is one that people walk along regularly so that the ground has become hard and the path is clear.
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