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intractable

view main entry for intractable adjective  /ɪnˈtræktəb(ə)l/
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intractably

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intractability

  /ɪnˌtræktəˈbɪləti/ noun [uncountable]
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free-from

used to describe foods which don't contain ingredients such as wheat, dairy products etc …

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red market

the buying and selling of human organs

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