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  1. sticking pointnoun

    a point at which an impasse arises in progress toward an agreement or a goal

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  1. Scott Snyder:

    These sanctions, on paper, would quarantine the North Korean economy from the international community, but it’s possible that what may happen, is North Korean trade with China is simply moved off the books, it’s really implementation and enforcement that remains the critical sticking point.

  2. Ben May:

    The antipathy towards more austerity with the general public and (Greek governing party) Syriza is a major sticking point and means a quick resolution is unlikely if it means Greece has to capitulate.

  3. Robert Kaestner:

    The real sticking point.

  4. Rick Roth:

    To say that one particular issue is a sticking point to a potential deal just isn’t based in reality.  A number of very serious issues remain for countries to negotiate.

  5. Rick Roth:

    To say that one particular issue is a sticking point to a potential deal just isn't based in reality. A number of very serious issues remain for countries to negotiate.

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