sticking point

noun
Updated on: 11 Sep 2017

Definition of sticking point

: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.

First Known Use of sticking point

1732


STICKING POINT Defined for English Language Learners

sticking point

noun

Definition of sticking point for English Language Learners

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


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