hard-fought

adjective

Definition of hard-fought

1 : requiring a lot of effort or hard work He won a hard-fought campaign for reelection.
2 : achieved or acquired through a lot of effort or hard work a hard-fought victory/triumph

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“Hard-fought.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/hard-fought. Accessed 28 May. 2022.

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