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- ‘some of the steepest increases in joblessness have occurred in battleground states’another term for swing state
- ‘The candidates made a beeline to battleground states this weekend.’
- ‘Its outcome will be decided in a relatively small number of battleground states where every vote will matter.’
- ‘Both of them are trying to capture the battleground state.’
- ‘Still, thousands or even hundreds of votes in a battleground state can be significant.’
- ‘He visited West Virginia, a battleground state in the November elections.’
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