Definition of 'beleaguered'
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The beleaguered boss of Capita has put his hand in his pocket in an attempt to shore up confidence in the struggling outsourcer. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Things thereafter went from bad to worse for the beleaguered opposition. Times, Sunday Times (2013)You have identified another looming problem for the beleaguered car industry. Times, Sunday Times (2009)This year has been difficult for the beleaguered industry. Times, Sunday Times (2007)This year began with good news for the beleaguered record industry. Times, Sunday Times (2008)The beleaguered industry concluded three big deals after a buyout drought of nearly two years. Times, Sunday Times (2009)That would do wonders for the beleaguered construction industry. The Sun (2009)The answer was to pile yet more pressure on the beleaguered bank. Times, Sunday Times (2010)Cyprus sought a bailout in June to rescue its beleaguered banks. Times, Sunday Times (2012)The home fans were singing his name, the team were either playing for their beleaguered boss or their own futures. The Sun (2015)Far from stifling this beleaguered industry I want to see it have more jobs and higher profits. Times, Sunday Times (2013)Russia's beleaguered liberal opposition has reacted with outrage and ridicule to the growing threats from Chechnya. Times, Sunday Times (2016)His murder has sent shockwaves through Uzbekistan's beleaguered opposition. Times, Sunday Times (2007)The beleaguered bank 's parent plans to announce a cost-cutting plan alongside further details of the restructuring in the autumn. Times, Sunday Times (2013)The clock is nearing midnight for the withdrawal of the beleaguered British troops from their base in the palace in Basra. Times, Sunday Times (2007)It said that the sovereign debt crisis in Europe, a global economic slowdown and persistently high oil prices would hit the beleaguered industry hard. Times, Sunday Times (2011)
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Used Occasionally. beleaguered is one of the 30000 most commonly used words in the Collins dictionary
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Translations for 'beleaguered'
British English: beleaguered ADJECTIVE
A beleaguered person, organization, or project is experiencing a lot of difficulties, opposition, or criticism.
There have been seven coup attempts against the beleaguered government.
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