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From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishproblematicprob‧lem‧at‧ic /ˌprɒbləˈmætɪk◂ $ ˌprɑː-/ ●○○ adjective  DIFFICULTinvolving problems and difficult to deal with The reforms could turn out to be highly problematic.
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problematicEnforcing this law has been problematic.The Foreign Minister said that relations between the two countries are "highly problematic".Obviously the magistrates were trying to take more care with the girls before them whom they saw as doubly problematic.This could have been problematic among competitors, but was openly aired and dealt with by the group.The new salary scale remains a problematic area.Free inquiry within the liberation movements, then, led to a deep questioning of problematic assumptions in the modern political worldview.Establishing risk factors which identify those at an elevated risk of experiencing dementia is problematic because of multi-causality.Hostility and rigidity are particularly problematic because they seldom deliver the desired result over the long term.This is problematic for cultural arbiters such as I, in various ways.Instead, they pursue a novel identity strategy designed to side-step the potentially problematic issue of nationality.It is important to understand the problematic nature of historical evidence.Two administrators were fired as a result of problematic operations.highly problematicAnd yet the linkage of colour with verbal expression is highly problematic.Exercising that collective responsibility remains highly problematic.Political control Effective staff management in education is highly problematic because of the fragmented and diversified centres of control.This is usually thought a highly problematic combination.As we saw in Chapter 1 and as every sensible student of crime knows by now, criminal statistics are highly problematic data.Clearly researching these areas is highly problematic, especially if details about the amount of food eaten are required.
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