quandary Meaning in the Cambridge Learner’s Dictionary
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Meaning of “quandary” - Learner’s Dictionary

quandary

noun [no plural]
 
 
/ˈkwɒndəri/
a situation in which you are trying to make a difficult choice: We're in a quandary over which school to send her to.UncertaintyHesitatingAchievable
Translations of “quandary”
in Arabic مَأزَق…
in Korean 진퇴양난…
in Malaysian kebingungan…
in French embarras…
in Turkish kararsızlık, tereddüt, karar vermeme…
in Italian dubbio, perplessità…
in Chinese (Traditional) 困境, 猶豫不決…
in Russian затруднительное положение…
in Polish rozterka, dylemat…
in Vietnamese tình thế khó xử…
in Spanish dilema, apuro…
in Portuguese dilema, dúvida, incerteza…
in Thai ความไม่แน่ใจ…
in German verzwickte Lage…
in Catalan dilema…
in Japanese 迷い, 葛藤, 苦境…
in Indonesian kebimbangan…
in Chinese (Simplified) 窘境, 犹豫不决…
(Definition of quandary from the Cambridge Learner’s Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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