hard–pressed

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adjective \ˈhärd-ˈprest\

Definition of hard–pressed

  1. :  hard put; also :  being under financial strain

1825

First Known Use of hard–pressed

1825


HARD–PRESSED Defined for English Language Learners

hard–pressed

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adjective \ˈhärd-ˈprest\

Definition of hard–pressed for English Language Learners

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


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