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English definition of “dilemma”

dilemma

noun [C]  /dɪˈlem·ə, dɑɪ-/ us  
a situation in which a choice has to be made between possibilities that will all have results you do not want: The dilemma was over how to protect a charming little island and at the same time allow economic development on it.
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