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

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Hearn explained: "One of the sticking points was that it is the same night as Golovkin against Murray and Sky were a little unsure.
Discover practical examples of how other organizations have solved each sticking point.
Leaders of the House and Senate were at odds on Friday over the reasons for not reaching agreement about funding the federal government for the next six months to avert a federal shutdown by midnight as spending cuts and federal funding for the women's health organization emerged as key sticking points.
The deadline for the launch of the European External Action Service (EAS) has been moved to winter 2010 but progress is still being made on the remaining sticking points with the European Parliament, EU sources told Europolitics as Catherine Ashton, the EU's high representative for foreign affairs, prepared to go into further negotiations with MEPs, on 8 June.
The rice industry in South Korea has been a protected sector and was a major sticking point in negotiations that led to a U.
The Sticking Point Solution: 9 Ways to Move Your Business From Stagnation to Stunning Growth in Tough Economic Times" is a guide to avoiding stagnation in one's business, by sticking to one's goals and not straying from them.
The main sticking point appeared to be over jobs, with the union pressing for a guarantee of no compulsory redundancies under plans to axe more than 1,000 posts.
Another sticking point is the length of the ceasefire agreement.
The fee is the only sticking point as Keane has already made it clear that he wants to move to Anfield.
50 per segment booking fee is a sticking point in negotiations with Sabre and Amadeus.
Whether you are a real estate developer, owner or investor, concerns about potential environmental liability can be a major sticking point in the transfer of property.
This is a sticking point and chief executive should be demanding that all these companies get relief from a hugely expensive, time-consuming process, which ultimately does not guarantee that fraud won't occur.
The big sticking point to Bush's dream of a hemispheric free trade zone stretching from Alaska to Argentina is U.
The potential sticking point according to Morell is power.
The major sticking point has been the consortium's failure to show Leeds the colour of their money, but that would now appear to have been resolved and a takeover looks set to be concluded by the end of the week.