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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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adj. - Not tractable.

Usage examples (39)
  • An intractable disposition
  • This society does not deal well with long-term intractable problems of any kind.
  • The story is already stale and yet it continues to remain intractable, organizationally and professionally, for most media organizations.
  • Volcker saw the problem as "intractable" -- and perhaps sarcastically recognized the for more
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