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/ˈsɪks tiˌfɔrˈdɒl ər, -ˌfoʊr-/
the critical or basic question or problem:
Whether the measure will get through Congress this session or not is the sixty-four-dollar question.
from the fact that 64 dollars was the largest prize on a popular radio quiz show in the 1940s
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2017.
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