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noun struggle pronunciation in British English /ˈstrʌɡ(ə)l/
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  1. 1
    [countable] [usually singular] an attempt to do something that takes a lot of effort over a period of time
    struggle for: his struggle for recognition as a poet
    struggle with: Her struggle with the disease lasted ten years.
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  2. 2
    [countable/uncountable] a fight, or a war
    There was a brief struggle, then a shot was fired.
    a group involved in armed struggle against the government
    1. a.
      an attempt to defeat someone or something, or to stop them from having power over you
      struggle against: the struggle against racism
      struggle for: her part in the struggle for democracy
      power struggle: Their marriage was a constant power struggle.
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  3. 3
    [singular] something that takes a lot of physical or mental effort
    Foreign languages were always a struggle for him.
    It was a struggle to get up the hill in the snow.


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