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difficulty

noun [C/U]  us   /ˈdɪf·ɪ·kəl·ti, -ˌkʌl·ti/
the fact of not being easy, or of being hard to do or understand: [U] He has some difficulty hearing people when they speak softly. A difficulty is also a problem: [C usually pl] In 1986 he experienced financial difficulties and was forced to sell his business.
Translations of “difficulty”
in Korean 어려움…
in Arabic صُعوبة…
in Portuguese dificuldade…
in Catalan dificultat…
in Japanese 難しさ, 問題…
in Italian difficoltà…
in Chinese (Traditional) 困難,艱辛, 問題,難題…
in Russian трудность, затруднение, сложность…
in Turkish zorluk, güçlük…
in Chinese (Simplified) 困难,艰辛, 问题,难题…
in Polish trudność, kłopot…
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