Meaning of “sticking point” in the English Dictionary


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

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sticking pointnoun [ C ]

us /ˈstɪk·ɪŋ ˌpɔɪnt/

a subject that is very difficult to reach agreement about:

Dividing up the land is the main sticking point of the peace talks.

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