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wicked problem
 n.— «Some observers have taken a page from urban planning theory to describe Iraq as a “wicked problem”—a term coined to describe complex and divisive issues, such as building a new highway through a city or finding a location for a large homeless shelter.» —“Tom Ricks’s Inbox” by Tom Rick Washington Post Sept. 2, 2007. (source: Double-Tongued Dictionary)

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