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English translation of 'Dilemma'

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Dilemma

[diˈlɛma ]
neuter nounWord forms: Dilemmas genitive , Dilemmas(formal) or Dilemmata [-ta] plural
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Example Sentences Including 'Dilemma'

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Das Dilemma der EU ist, daß sie immer wieder Visionen braucht, weil ihr unmittelbarer Nutzen offensichtlich nur schwer zu vermitteln ist.
Die Tageszeitung (1997)
Er sagt ausdrücklich, daß Erlösung darin besteht, aus dem Dilemma der ethischen Anstrengungen herausgenommen zu sein.
Birnstein, Uwe & Lehmann, Klaus-Peter Phänomen Drewermann: Politik und Religion einer Kultfigur
Kommunionfeiern in der Kirche, zum Beispiel, offenbaren das ganze Dilemma :
Schnack, Dieter & Neutzling, Rainer Die Prinzenrolle
Sein neuestes Buch heißt " Das deutsche Dilemma , Macht und Machtverzicht in der Berliner Republik ".
Die Tageszeitung (1998)
Umgekehrt ist es in unserem energiepolitischen Dilemma strukturell richtig, den Energieverbrauch zu verteuern.
Ehmke, Horst Mittendrin: von der Großen Koalition bis zur Deutschen Einheit
Weil die Grenzanbieter nicht ausscheiden, befindet sich die gesamte Stahlindustrie in einem solchen Dilemma.
Der Spiegel

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'Dilemma' in Other Languages

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
  • Latin American Spanish: dilema
  • Swedish: dilemma
  • Thai: สภาวะลำบาก
  • Turkish: ikilem
  • Ukrainian: дилема
  • Vietnamese: tình thế khó xử
British English: predicament NOUN
If you are in a predicament, you are in an unpleasant situation that is difficult to get out of.
He explained our predicament.
  • American English: predicament
  • Brazilian Portuguese: apuro
  • Chinese: 困境
  • European Spanish: apuro
  • French: situation difficile
  • German: Dilemma
  • Italian: situazione difficile
  • Japanese: 苦境
  • Korean: 곤경
  • European Portuguese: apuro
  • Latin American Spanish: apuro

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