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Spanish translation of “difficult”

difficult

adjective /ˈdifikəlt/
hard to do or understand ; not easy
difícil
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
dificultad
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 .
(Definition of difficult from the Password English-Spanish Dictionary © 2013 K Dictionaries Ltd)

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