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struggle meaning

EN[-ʌɡəl]
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  • Struggle may refer to:
  • Class struggle, a key concept in Marxism
  • Mark Kennedy

    Definition of struggle in English Dictionary

  • NounPLstrugglesSUF-le
    1. Strife, contention, great effort.
      1. The struggle with ways and means had recommenced, more difficult now a hundredfold than it had been before, because of their increasing needs. Their income disappeared as a little rivulet that is swallowed by the thirsty ground. He worked night and day to supplement it.
  • VerbSGstrugglesPRstrugglingPT, PPstruggled
    1. To strive, to labour in difficulty, to fight (for or against), to contend.
      1. During the centuries, the people of Ireland struggled constantly to assert their right to govern themselves. ‎
    2. To strive, or to make efforts, with a twisting, or with contortions of the body.
      1. She struggled to escape from her assailant's grasp. ‎
  • More Examples
    1. Used in the Middle of Sentence
      • United were second-best for long periods as they struggled to adapt to an unfamiliar line-up and were ultimately fortunate to leave Merseyside with their unbeaten league run still intact.
      • I finally decided that the production was a work of neoromanticism, not only because I like a good ten-dollar word, but because the basic struggle here is between the young and the old.
      • The power struggle to establish Kim Il Sung as the sole leader in North Korea took almost a decade, entailing a series of bitter factional infights.
    2. Used in the Ending of Sentence
      • The process practices autarchy, exclusivism or single-handedness instead of a radical universalism, based on democracy and equality that can be achieved through a united struggle.
  • Part-of-Speech Hierarchy
    1. Morphemes
      • Suffixes
        • Words by suffix
          • Words suffixed with -le
      • Nouns
        • Countable nouns
        • Verbs
          • Control verbs
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        Meaning of struggle for the defined word.

        Grammatically, this word "struggle" is a morpheme, more specifically, a suffixe. It's also a noun, more specifically, a countable noun. It's also a verb, more specifically, a control verb.
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