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sticking point

noun

Simple Definition of sticking point

  • : something that people disagree about and that prevents progress from being made in discussions

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of sticking point

  1. :  an item (as in negotiations) resulting or likely to result in an impasse

Examples of sticking point in a sentence

  1. The length of the contract has become a sticking point in the negotiations.



1946

First Known Use of sticking point

1946


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