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hard-pressed

hard–pressed

adjective \ˈhärd-ˈprest\

: in a bad situation because you do not have enough money, time, etc.

Full Definition of HARD-PRESSED

:  hard put; also :  being under financial strain

First Known Use of HARD-PRESSED

1825

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