Meaning of “intractable” in the English Dictionary

"intractable" in British English

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intractableadjective

uk /ɪnˈtræk.tə.bəl/ us /ɪnˈtræk.tə.bəl/ formal
intractably
adverb uk /ɪnˈtræk.tə.bli/ us /ɪnˈtræk.tə.bli/

an intractably violent relationship
intractability
noun [ U ] uk /ɪnˌtræk.təˈbɪl.ə.ti/ us /ɪnˌtræk.təˈbɪl.ə.t̬i/

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

"intractable" in American English

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intractableadjective

us /ɪnˈtræk·tə·bəl/

difficult or impossible to manage or control:

intractable problems
an intractable child

(Definition of “intractable” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)