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How to Pronounce intractable?

Correct pronunciation for the word "intractable" is [ɪntɹˈaktəbə͡l], [ɪntɹˈaktəbə‍l], [ɪ_n_t_ɹ_ˈa_k_t_ə_b_əl].

"Intractable" in context

Intractable refers to something that is difficult or impossible to manage, control, or resolve. It is often used to describe intractable problems such as poverty, violence, or disease.This term can also refer to a person or an event that is difficult to positively influence or change. Intractable conflicts, for example, are conflicts between two parties that remain unresolved despite the best intentions and efforts of the participants. In most cases, these conflicts are deeply rooted in historical disputes and cannot be resolved by simple means. Intractable problems like these can require creative solutions that take into account the dynamics of the situation and the interests of the stakeholders.

Usage over time for intractable:

This graph shows how "intractable" have occurred between 1800 and 2008 in a corpus of English books.

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