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From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishpredicamentpre‧dic‧a‧ment /prɪˈdɪkəmənt/ noun [countable]  DIFFICULTa difficult or unpleasant situation in which you do not know what to do, or in which you have to make a difficult choice the country’s economic predicament She went to the office to explain her predicament.in a predicament Other married couples are in a similar predicament.
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predicamentShe was allowing Amy's predicament to prey on her nerves, sap her confidence.The pathos of Antoine's predicament is clearly articulated in this passage.But he says the company basically is in the same predicament it was 10 years ago.The book also tackles the shameless predicament of feeling desperate.How do the new classical macroeconomists explain that predicament?in a predicamentIt put him in a predicament.
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