Meaning of “tightrope” in the English Dictionary

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"tightrope" in American English

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tightropenoun [ C ]

us /ˈtɑɪtˌroʊp/

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

"tightrope" in Business English

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tightropenoun [ C ]

uk /ˈtaɪtrəʊp/ us
walk/tread a tightrope

to consider carefully the decisions or risks that you take in order to deal successfully with a difficult situation:

Increasing numbers of employers are having to walk a tightrope between immigration laws and laws relating to discrimination.

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