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Main Entry: dif·fi·cul·ty
Pronunciation: primarystressdif-schwa-(secondarystress)kschwal-temacron
Function: noun
Inflected Form(s): plural -ties
1 : difficult nature <slowed up by the difficulty of a task>
2 : great effort <accomplish a task with difficulty>
3 : something that is hard to do : OBSTACLE <overcome difficulties>
4 : a difficult or trying situation : TROUBLE <in financial difficulties>
5 : a disagreement in opinion <the partners ironed out their difficulties>

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