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problem meaning

EN[ˈpɹɒbləm]
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    Definition of problem in English Dictionary

  • NounPLproblemsPLproblemataPREpro-
    1. A difficulty that has to be resolved or dealt with.
      1. She's leaving because she faced numerous problems to do with racism. ‎
    2. A question to be answered, schoolwork exercise.
      1. A puzzling circumstance.
      2. Adjective
        1. Difficult to train or guide; unruly.
        2. More Examples
          1. Used in the Middle of Sentence
            • In future, with further interventions to circumvent the problems we have identified herein, telomerised cells may still be a viable alternative.
            • But if your problem is waking too early, he might suggest a longer-duration drug like temazepam, the generic version of Restoril.
            • Of all the problems which lie on the borderline of philosophy and science, perhaps none has caused more spilled ink, more controversy, and more emotion than "the problem of the direction of time.
          2. Used in the Beginning of Sentence
            • Problem is I'd forgotten how many truckwits there were on King George's Road.
          3. Used in the Ending of Sentence
            • For his explanation he is allegorising the problem.
            • He couldn't just explain away all of his problems.
            • Find a sub-problem which is self-similar to the large problem.
        • Part-of-Speech Hierarchy
          1. Adjectives
            • Uncomparable adjectives
            • Nouns
              • Countable nouns
            Related Links:
            1. en problems
            2. en problematical
            3. en problematic
            4. en problemo
            5. en probleme
            Source: Wiktionary
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            Meaning of problem for the defined word.

            Grammatically, this word "problem" is an adjective, more specifically, an uncomparable adjective. It's also a noun, more specifically, a countable noun.
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