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Catch-22



Pronunciation: (kach'twen"tē-tOO'), Strict Standards: Non-static method FenSites::linkTo() should not be called statically in /site/html/dictionary/catch-twentytwo.html on line 73 [key]
n.,
pl. Catch-22's, Catch-22s.

1. a frustrating situation in which one is trapped by contradictory regulations or conditions.
2. any illogical or paradoxical problem or situation; dilemma.
3. a condition, regulation, etc., preventing the resolution of a problem or situation; catch.

Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.

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