- adj.（与敌人或批评者）处于交战中的，受围攻的; 严阵以待的
- v.列阵(embattle的过去式和过去分词); 布阵; 严阵以待; 整军备战
It is a situation all too familiar for residents in this embattled city.
The two boys were sworn friends all the weekdays, and embattled enemies on Saturdays.
Bush's radicalism becomes more fervent as he becomes more embattled and separates him from presidents past.
The problem is not just that the embattled Spanish government will reduce subsidies for new projects.
For Sprint Nextel, an embattled American wireless operator, it offers the chance of a comeback.
Reducing the size of the balance sheet is important for embattled firms like Lehman.
Their embattled army finally surrendered.
It has been possible because both parties supported the idea of backing Colombia's embattled democracy.
The two boys were sworn friends all the week, and embattled enemies on Saturdays.
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The embattled administration is facing a blanket indictment from the media for defrauding the public.
Pakistan's general election was a humiliation for the embattled presidency of Pervez Musharraf.
It was a major victory for the embattled software maker.
Embattled on all sides, it has really become a city in danger.
Communications were cut in the embattled area.
Distracted and embattled itself , the White House has barely paid attention to the fracas.
The troops were embattled last night.
The country was sundered by civil war into two embattled states.
The deal meant more to Yahoo and its embattled management team than Google.
Everton defender Phil Neville has leapt to the defence of embattled England manager Steve McClaren.
CNN's Anderson Cooper sits down with the embattled actor to discuss life and work.
the embattled party leader
Both sides say they want to try to reach a political settlement in the embattled north and east of the island.
The embattled president also denied recent claims that he was being held hostage by his own soldiers.
1. beset with attackers or controversy or conflict;
"an embattled governor"
2. prepared for battle;
"an embattled city"
3. having repeated square indentations like those in a battlement;
"a crenelated molding"