Gordian knot Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary

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Gordian knotnoun [S]

uk   /ˌɡɔː.di.ənˈnɒt/  us   /ˌɡɔːr.di.ənˈnɑːt/
a ​difficultproblem or ​situation: to cut the Gordian ​knot (= to ​deal with ​problems by taking ​forcefulaction)
(Definition of Gordian knot from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “Gordian knot”
in Chinese (Simplified) 棘手的问题,难办的事, 棘手的局面…
in Chinese (Traditional) 棘手的問題,難辦的事, 棘手的局面…
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