Definition of 'dilemma'
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This has been the moral dilemma of the past. Times, Sunday Times (2016) Moral dilemmas continued to be a theme. Times, Sunday Times (2017)Future parents will have many more ethical dilemmas. Times, Sunday Times (2016)You understand what other people worry about and solve dilemmas for them. The Sun (2016)It would pose a critical dilemma for Nato, which is obliged under its founding treaty to go to the aid of any member under attack. Times, Sunday Times (2016)These are people often working within a complex web of ethical dilemmas. Times, Sunday Times (2009)England have a big selection dilemma over their quick bowlers. The Sun (2011)Such regulations pose an awkward dilemma for those running smaller companies. Times, Sunday Times (2006)You can solve a dilemma for one of your closest pals. The Sun (2011)The moral dilemma the case raises is twofold. Times, Sunday Times (2007)You solve a dilemma for a pal. The Sun (2012)It has been a long road and there were lots of problems and dilemmas on the way. The Sun (2009)There are many difficult dilemmas for the modern parent. Times, Sunday Times (2007)Could such information pose as many dilemmas as answers? Times, Sunday Times (2012)This dilemma is also one that troubles those of us who are parents of the mentally disabled. Times, Sunday Times (2013)He is equally wrong that technology has rendered a certain moral dilemma irrelevant. Times, Sunday Times (2007)You can solve a dilemma for a relative but need to do it tactfully. The Sun (2014)The dilemma was more difficult for those who were also shareholders. Times, Sunday Times (2007)One of my biggest ethical dilemmas came one sunny afternoon on the common near our home. Times, Sunday Times (2007)Deciding who should bear this sacrifice involves serious political and moral dilemmas. Times, Sunday Times (2008)You can solve a dilemma for a relative but need to be tactful with them. The Sun (2014)Being in a coalition government produces difficult dilemmas. Times, Sunday Times (2011)But it does raise the ghost of an ethical dilemma. Times, Sunday Times (2011)There is already that classic coach's selection dilemma. Times, Sunday Times (2016)There are no selection dilemmas for Redknapp. Times, Sunday Times (2008)This is a huge dilemma, and one facing more and more families. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Their main pre-match selection dilemma did not work out badly. Times, Sunday Times (2013)
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Translations for 'dilemma'
British English: dilemma /dɪˈlɛmə; daɪ-/ NOUN
A dilemma is a difficult situation in which you have to choose between two or more alternatives.
His dilemma is whether or not to return to his home country.
- American English: dilemma
- Arabic: وَرْطَة
- Brazilian Portuguese: dilema
- Chinese: 窘境
- Croatian: dilema
- Czech: dilema
- Danish: dilemma
- Dutch: dilemma
- European Spanish: dilema
- Finnish: pulmatilanne
- French: dilemme
- German: Dilemma
- Greek: δίλημμα
- Italian: dilemma
- Japanese: ジレンマ
- Korean: 딜레마
- Norwegian: dilemma
- Polish: dylemat
- European Portuguese: dilema
- Romanian: dilemă
- Russian: дилемма
- Spanish: dilema
- Swedish: dilemma
- Thai: สภาวะลำบาก
- Turkish: ikilem
- Ukrainian: дилема
- Vietnamese: tình thế khó xử
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