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intractable
American English: /ˌɪnˈtræktəb(ə)l/
British English: /ɪnˈtraktəb(ə)l/

Translation of intractable in Spanish:

adjective

[formal]
  • 1
    (temperament)
    obstinado
    (child)
    incorregible
    she's completely intractable on that point
    en ese punto es completamente intransigente
    Example sentences
    • They are intractable in their thinking, they are unreasoning and unreasonable and it's just a waste of breath to talk to them.
    • And he is similarly intractable on the matter of promotional activities, which he has strictly limited to three a week.
    • I suggested that it'd not stay healthy for long if it had no work to do but he was intractable.
  • 2 (problem/dilemma)
    inextricable [formal]
    Example sentences
    • Poverty remains intractable despite economic growth in many countries.
    • Germany, with its intractable economic problems, is seriously considering it.
    • Nothing is more frightening - no economic problem more intractable - than a deflationary spiral.
  • 3 (Medicine)
    de difícil cura
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