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sticking pointnoun [C]

 us   /ˈstɪk·ɪŋ ˌpɔɪnt/
a subject that is very difficult to reach agreement about: Dividing up the land is the main sticking point of the peace talks.
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sticking pointnoun [C]

uk   /ˈstɪk.ɪŋ ˌpɔɪnt/  us   /ˈstɪk.ɪŋ ˌpɔɪnt/
A sticking point in a discussion is a point on which it is not possible to reach an agreement: Exactly how the land is to be divided up is the main sticking point of the peace talks.
(Definition of sticking point from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “sticking point”
in Chinese (Simplified) (讨论的)阻塞点,分歧点, 症结…
in Chinese (Traditional) (討論的)阻塞點,分歧點, 癥結…
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