Translation of "difficult" - English-Spanish dictionary


adjective uk /ˈdɪf·ɪ·kəlt/ us /ˈdɪf·ɪ·kəlt/

A1 not easy to do or understand

Japanese is a difficult language to learn.

B1 not friendly or easy to deal with

a difficult teenager

(Translation of “difficult” from the Cambridge English-Spanish Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)


adjective /ˈdifikəlt/

hard to do or understand; not easy

a difficult sum
a difficult task
It is difficult to know what to do for the best.

hard to deal with or needing to be treated etc in a special way

difícil, problemático
a difficult child who often misbehaves.
difficulty noun (plural difficulties)

the state or quality of being hard (to do) or not easy

I have difficulty in understanding him.

an obstacle or objection

dificultad, obstáculo
He has a habit of foreseeing difficulties.

(especially in plural ) trouble, especially money trouble

dificultad, dificultades, problemas
The firm was in difficulties.

(Translation of “difficult” from the PASSWORD English-Spanish Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)