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beset

  
     ( beset    pt, pp  )
      vt   assaillir  
→ The problems which beset us and threaten to destroy us.        
      adj  
to be beset with problems      [person, country]   être assailli (e)   de problèmes  
→ For we British are beset with problems        
[trip, project]   rencontrer de nombreuses difficultés  
→ The trip was beset by problems from the beginning        
→ the project was beset with difficulties        
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best, beet, besetting, behest

be beset with problems vi.
1. (person, country) être assailli de problèmes 2. (trip, project) rencontrer de nombreuses difficultés
For we British are beset with problems. The trip was beset by problems from the beginning. The project was beset with difficulties.

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phil1403v2:

British are beset with problems exp. rencontrer de nombreuses difficultés

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"beset": examples and translations in context
However, the Commission is still beset by financial and logistical constraints. Toutefois, elle se heurte toujours à des difficultés d'ordre financier et logistique.
However, such an approach is also beset by numerous problems. Toutefois, une telle approche se heurte aussi à de nombreuses difficultés.
The General Assembly itself should do more to meet the global challenges that beset the international community. L'Assemblée générale elle-même doit faire davantage pour répondre aux défis mondiaux qui affligent la communauté internationale.
Britain was beset by economic problems. La Grande-Bretagne était accablée par de graves problèmes économiques.
The local religious believe they are beset by demons. Les croyants locaux croient qu'ils sont assiégés par des démons.
Today the non-proliferation framework remains beset with crises. Aujourd'hui, le cadre de la non-prolifération demeure en proie à des crises.
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