Definition of beleaguered adjective from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

     

    beleaguered

     adjective
    adjective
    NAmE//bɪˈliɡərd//
     
     
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  1. 1 (formal) experiencing a lot of criticism and difficulties The beleaguered manager was forced to resign.
  2. 2surrounded by an enemy supplies for the beleaguered city
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