battering

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Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

battering

  1. present participle of batter

Noun[edit]

battering ‎(plural batterings)

  1. A heavy beating
  2. A large defeat
    • 2012 September 7, Dominic Fifield, “England start World Cup campaign with five-goal romp against Moldova”[1], The Guardian:
      That will prove a trickier test, the management having pinpointed Oleh Blokhin's side as "one of the favourites in the group", though they will confront an England team buoyed by this battering.