Meaning of “challenging” in the English Dictionary

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"challenging" in British English

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challengingadjective

uk /ˈtʃæl.ɪn.dʒɪŋ/ us /ˈtʃæl.ɪn.dʒɪŋ/

B1 difficult, in a way that tests your ability or determination:

This has been a challenging time for us all.

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(Definition of “challenging” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"challenging" in Business English

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challengingadjective

uk /ˈtʃæləndʒɪŋ/ us

difficult to deal with or achieve, especially in a way that forces you to prove your skill or determination to succeed:

a challenging and exciting job that will offer you the freedom to develop your skills
The year ahead will be challenging for us all.

(Definition of “challenging” from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)