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adjective     battered pronunciation in American English
  1. 1
    old and slightly damaged

    She would often be seen driving around town in her battered old car.

  2. 2
    old-fashioned used for describing someone who has been treated violently by a member of their family. The usual word is now abused.
  3. 3
    having experienced a lot of difficulty

    an attempt to restore confidence in Russia’s battered economy

  4. 4
    covered in a mixture of milk, flour, and egg and then cooked

    battered fish

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