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dilemma

noun [C] uk   /daɪˈlem.ə/ /dɪ-/ us  
B2 a situation in which a difficult choice has to be made between two different things you could do: The president is clearly in a dilemma about/over how to tackle the crisis. She faces the dilemma of disobeying her father or losing the man she loves. a moral/ethical dilemma
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in Korean 딜레마…
in Arabic مَأزَق…
in French dilemme…
in Turkish ikilem, çıkmaz, açmaz…
in Italian dilemma…
in Chinese (Traditional) 左右為難,兩難境地…
in Russian дилемма…
in Polish dylemat…
in Spanish dilema…
in Portuguese dilema…
in German das Dilemma…
in Catalan dilema…
in Japanese ジレンマ…
in Chinese (Simplified) 左右为难,两难境地…
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