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beaten

adjective
     
beat‧en [only before noun]
1

off the beaten track/path

a place that is off the beaten track is not well known and is far away from the places that people usually visit
2 a beaten path, track etc has been made by many people walking the same way:
a well-beaten path through the forest
3 a beaten person feels defeated and not respected:
a beaten man who had lost his job
4HCETI beaten metal has been shaped with a hammer to make it thinner

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