Definition of 'conundrum'
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This show leads you into the world of one of the great cultural conundrums. Times, Sunday Times (2015)It is the family home that is the central question in this conundrum. Times, Sunday Times (2011)This year he faces a similar conundrum. Times, Sunday Times (2016)There is an attacking conundrum to solve. Times, Sunday Times (2014)How you remain positive in the face of another defeat is a great coaching conundrum. Times, Sunday Times (2014)It is no longer his conundrum to answer. Times, Sunday Times (2013)This is the great green ideological conundrum, boiled down. Times, Sunday Times (2008)What's the answer to this conundrum? Times, Sunday Times (2012)Third, we must turn to the great productivity conundrum. Times, Sunday Times (2014)The Bank does not appear to be anywhere close to finding the answer to that conundrum. Times, Sunday Times (2010)To solve the Wembley conundrum he is going to have to pull a similar rabbit out of the hat. The Sun (2015)If he cannot solve this conundrum, he may judge that the investment bank would be better cut adrift. Times, Sunday Times (2014)Young people moving away from home for the first time may face an impossible conundrum when it comes to securing a credit card or overdraft. Times, Sunday Times (2012)Colours can be intensified, application conundrums solved and you can line up different looks to see what suits you most. Times, Sunday Times (2010)It was an impossible conundrum. Times, Sunday Times (2008)But there is a downside, and this is the conundrum faced by a doctor whose sole interest is the individual sitting opposite. Times, Sunday Times (2010)The TV presenter faced a conundrum after trying to turn back the clock with unflattering bleached locks. The Sun (2016)It is now one of Washington's most difficult diplomatic conundrums as well. Times, Sunday Times (2011)This, though, is the conundrum faced by most struggling sides. Times, Sunday Times (2015)As a woman I find the Hillary conundrum difficult. Times, Sunday Times (2008)
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Translations for 'conundrum'
British English: conundrum NOUN
A conundrum is a problem or puzzle which is difficult or impossible to solve.
...this theological conundrum of the existence of evil and suffering in a world created by a good God.
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