Definition of 'embattled'
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The embattled former president of Brazil is prepared to run for election again in defiance of a series of new corruption allegations against him. Times, Sunday Times (2017)Instead, they presented their embattled manager with a performance of bullish resolve. Times, Sunday Times (2009)The threats were a show of defiance by the embattled leader, whose opponents are demanding his resignation. Times, Sunday Times (2014)A recipe for disaster or exactly what the embattled retailer needs? Times, Sunday Times (2010)It looked like a training ground move: 1-0 to the embattled manager. Times, Sunday Times (2013)If the embattled President was flying a kite, the reaction should be an obvious warning. Times, Sunday Times (2007)Banks in Asia and elsewhere have been cutting credit lines and exposures to embattled European banks during the past few months. Times, Sunday Times (2011)Oddbins: The embattled wine retailer is expected to announce a company voluntary arrangement with its creditors as it continues its search for new investors. Times, Sunday Times (2011)Why has he not taken to the US airwaves to support his embattled chief executive, ask the critics. Times, Sunday Times (2010)Amid evidence of rampant corruption, soaring unemployment and deep welfare cuts, watch out as other embattled leaders seek to divert attention from trouble at home. The Sun (2013)
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Translations for 'embattled'
British English: embattled ADJECTIVE
If you describe a person, group, or organization as embattled, you mean that they are having a lot of problems or difficulties.
The embattled president also denied recent claims that he was being held hostage by his own soldiers.
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