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intractable

adjective uk   us   /ɪnˈtræk.tə.bl̩/ formal
very difficult or impossible to control, manage, or solve: We are facing an intractable problem.
intractably
adverb uk   us   /-bli/
an intractably violent relationship
intractability
noun [U] uk   /ɪnˌtræk.təˈbɪl.ɪ.ti/  us   /-ə.t̬i/
Translations of “intractable”
in Chinese (Traditional) 難駕馭的, 難對付的, 難解決的…
in Chinese (Simplified) 难驾驭的, 难对付的, 难解决的…
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