hard-hit

hard-hit

(härd′hĭt′)
adj.
Badly or adversely affected: "Official rescue and recovery efforts were ... just getting underway in this ravaged port city and more than a dozen other hard-hit towns" (R. Jeffrey Smith).

hard-hit

adj
seriously affected or hurt: hard-hit by taxation.
Translations

hard-hit

[ˈhɑːdˈhɪt] ADJmuy afectado, muy perjudicado
small businesses have been particularly hard-hit by these measureslos pequeños negocios se han visto especialmente afectados or perjudicados por estas medidas
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Scout Kram (1-for-1, walk, sacrifice bunt) scored the tying run on Grace Brown's hard-hit single down the left-field line after leading the inning off with a sharp single up the middle.
GAZA, May 7, 2015 (WAFA) Since the beginning of 2015, the UNDP has cleared a quarter of a million tons of rubble generated in 270 hard-hit locations as a result of the Israeli 2014 summer aggression on the Gaza Strip, according to a UNDP press release.
SOLDIERS are clamping down on people trying to travel to Liberia's capital from rural areas hard-hit by the Ebola virus after the president declared a national state of emergency.
The hard-hit areas were mainly in the northern and eastern parts of Lebanon, where many Syrian refugees are living in tents and makeshift shelters.
The Executive Bureau of the Council of European Municipalities and Regions (CEMR) has adopted a Declaration on solidarity with municipalities and regions of countries hard-hit by the financial crisis'.
Summary: Egypt's hard-hit tourism sector is facing a new start after a "difficult" 2011 but there is reason for optimism, the Egyptian tourism minister said on Tuesday.
Entire neighborhoods were leveled, especially in hard-hit Tuscaloosa,
Prime Minister Naoto Kan set up emergency headquarters on Friday at his office immediately after a devastating earthquake struck northeastern Japan and decided to send the Self-Defense Forces and other rescue teams as soon as possible to hard-hit areas.
According to the local Federation of Small Businesses, as the increase in VAT to 20 per cent hit, fuel duty also rose to a record high putting further pressure onto already hard-hit small firms' cashf low.
As the increase in VAT to 20% hit last week, fuel duty also rose to a record high putting further pressure onto already hard-hit small firms' cash-flow.
THE best column in the Sunday Mirror was the hard-hit ting one by Jonathan Pearce - and hard hitting is what some of England's players deserve.