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$64,000 questionnoun [C usually singular]

uk   /ˌsɪk.sti.fɔː ˌθaʊ.zəndˌdɒl.ə ˈkwes.tʃən/ us   /ˌsɪk.sti.fɔːrˌθaʊ.zəndˌdɑː.lɚ ˈkwes.tʃən/ also million-dollar question
an important or difficult question on which a lot depends: The $64,000 question is, can we repeat last year's success?
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