Definition of sticking point in English:

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sticking point

Pronunciation: /ˈstikiNG ˌpoint/


An obstacle to progress toward an agreement or goal: job security has emerged as a key sticking point in negotiations
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  • The prisoners have become a major sticking point to progress on the US-backed road map peace plan.
  • It affords a temporary sticking point in the forward progress of evolution…
  • Start the advanced routine only when you hit a sticking point in your general progress.

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Syllabification: stick·ing point

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