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From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishbeleagueredbe‧lea‧guered /bɪˈliːɡəd $ -ərd/ adjective [usually before noun] formal  1 PROBLEMexperiencing a lot of problems or criticism the country’s beleaguered steel industry2 ESCAPEsurrounded by an army Supplies are being brought into the beleaguered city.
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beleagueredThe head of beleaguered Carolco Pictures will become a producer for Paramount Pictures under a multi-year deal, the two companies said.For four days and nights, communal frenzy added a tragic dimension to this hapless and beleaguered city.The Hillsborough disaster seemed to encourage a period of self-reflection and greater public sympathy for the beleaguered game of soccer.In early November Singh's beleaguered government lost a vote of confidence in the Lok Sabha.The beleaguered ones might threaten complaint.a beleaguered politicianWith school being such a lifeline for my beleaguered psyche, the long summer vacation presented a uniquely gloomy and purgatorial prospect.There was no respite for the beleaguered retail sector.A peace treaty has been accepted by the leaders of the beleaguered village.
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