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tr.v. en·meshed, en·mesh·ing, en·mesh·es
To entangle or catch in or as if in a mesh. See Synonyms at catch.
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unable to resolve a problem or escape from a bad situation: enmeshed in a debate over the wording of the resolution.
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|Adj.||1.||enmeshed - caught as if in a mesh; "enmeshed in financial difficulties"|
tangled - in a confused mass; "pushed back her tangled hair"; "the tangled ropes"
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adjective entangled, involved, caught, netted, trapped, tangled, implicated, snarled, embroiled, snared, incriminated, ensnared, trammelled He was enmeshed in a complex web of personal problems.
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enmeshed[ɪnˈmɛʃt] adj (= involved) to be enmeshed in sth [person, government] [+ situation, dispute] → être empêtré(e) dans qch
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