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Spanish translation of “quandary”


noun /ˈkwondəri/ (plural quandaries)
a state of uncertainty; a situation in which it is difficult to decide what to do
dilema, apuro
He was in a quandary as to what to do next.
(Definition of quandary from the Password English-Spanish Dictionary © 2013 K Dictionaries Ltd)

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