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battleground state Line breaks: battle|ground state

Definition of battleground state in English:

noun

Another term for swing state. some of the steepest increases in joblessness have occurred in battleground states
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  • The candidates made a beeline to battleground states this weekend.
  • Its outcome will be decided in a relatively small number of battleground states where every vote will matter.
  • Still, thousands or even hundreds of votes in a battleground state can be significant.

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