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quandary

noun [C usually singular] uk   /ˈkwɒn.dri/  us   /ˈkwɑːn-/
a state of not being able to decide what to do about a situation in which you are involved: I've had two job offers, and I'm in a real quandary about/over which one to accept.
Translations of “quandary”
in Arabic مَأزَق…
in Korean 진퇴양난…
in Malaysian kebingungan…
in French embarras…
in Turkish kararsızlık, tereddüt, karar vermeme…
in Italian dubbio, perplessità…
in Chinese (Traditional) 困境, 猶豫不決…
in Russian затруднительное положение…
in Polish rozterka, dylemat…
in Vietnamese tình thế khó xử…
in Spanish dilema, apuro…
in Portuguese dilema, dúvida, incerteza…
in Thai ความไม่แน่ใจ…
in German verzwickte Lage…
in Catalan dilema…
in Japanese 迷い, 葛藤, 苦境…
in Indonesian kebimbangan…
in Chinese (Simplified) 窘境, 犹豫不决…
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