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intractable

Pronunciation: /ɪnˈtræktəbəl/

Translation of intractable in Spanish:

adjective/adjetivo

[formal]
  • 1.1 [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.
    1.2 [problem/dilemma] inextricable [formal], insoluble
    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.
    1.3 [Medicine/Medicina] de difícil cura

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