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problem

prob·lem

problem

 
pronunciation:
pra blm
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: a question or condition that is difficult to understand or to deal with.
Poverty is still a problem that faces our nation.
similar words:
business, challenge, conflict, issue, matter, mystery, puzzle, trouble
definition 2: a question to be discussed or solved.
I spent an hour working on math problems last night.
similar words:
challenge, issue, knot, puzzle
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