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Syllabification: bat·tered
Pronunciation: /ˈbadərd
 
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adjective

1Injured by repeated blows or punishment: he finished the day battered and bruised
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  • That was because of the bruised and battered right thumb Harrington injured smashing it into a tree playing Thomas Levet on Friday.
  • An indictment could make it difficult for CA to borrow money and would be a severe blow to its already battered reputation.
  • She expected a retort, another blow to her already battered body, but neither came.
1.1Having suffered repeated violence from a spouse, partner, or parent: a battered wife
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  • But it was only after the wine glass attack, on December 27, 2003, his battered partner decided she could take no more abuse.
  • Why should police privacy be better-protected than that of battered spouses or deported passengers?
  • Frankly, though, this strikes me as some sort of bizarre battered spouse response.
1.2(Of a thing) damaged by age and repeated use; shabby: a pair of battered black boots
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  • But showing up when it doesn't matter will not repair the damage to his battered image.
  • The flint axehead used had been left at the barrow, its battered and damaged cutting edge precisely fitting some of the cutmarks on the wood.
  • I don't have a wallet, just a battered black leather organiser, which I've had for almost 30 years.

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Syllabification: bat·tered
Pronunciation: /ˈbadərd
 
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adjective

(Of food) coated in batter and deep-fried until crisp.
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  • Others in the no-no category are deep fried or battered foods, pies and pasties, crisps and hot chips (french-fries).
  • As for dessert, the battered banana with honey was faultless and is highly recommended.
  • You can select battered sausages, battered onion rings, battered mushroom and more.

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