Definition of in the melting pot in English:

in the melting pot

British In a process of change and with an uncertain outcome: the future of the railway is still in the melting pot
More example sentences
  • Whatever the outcome however, expect it to remain in the melting pot from first minute to last.
  • Wiseman will be going back with a higher offer, and the whole issue will be placed back in the melting pot.
  • We are a fair way down the road toward what we are trying to achieve, but now the whole thing is back in the melting pot.
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Pronunciation: ˈapəzɪt
adjective
apt in the circumstances or relation to something