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"troublesome" in British English

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troublesomeadjective

uk   us   /ˈtrʌb.l̩.səm/
C2 causing a lot of ​problems for someone: Her ​hip has been troublesome for ​quite a while, and she'll ​probably need ​surgery on it. The ​negotiations have proven more troublesome than any of us ​expected.
(Definition of troublesome from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"troublesome" in American English

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troublesomeadjective

 us   /ˈtrʌb·əl·səm/

troublesome adjective (CAUSING WORRY)

causing ​worry or ​anxiety: The troublesome ​fact is that we haven’t ​gotten much done.

troublesome adjective (CAUSING DIFFICULTIES)

causing ​problems or ​difficulties: His back has been troublesome for ​quite a while.
(Definition of troublesome from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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