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difficulty


difficulty

noun

Definition of DIFFICULTY

1
something that is a cause for suffering or special effort especially in the attainment of a goal <the many difficulties that he encountered on the road from poor orphan to head of a major corporation>
Near Antonyms advantage, break, opportunity
2
something that makes a situation more complicated or difficult <there was a minor difficulty when we realized that the store had already closed>

February 27, 2015
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