What is the meaning of problem?

noun

  • A state of difficulty that needs to be resolved.
    • usage: "she and her husband are having problems"; "it is always a job to contact him"; "urban problems such as traffic congestion and smog"
  • A question raised for consideration or solution.
    • usage: "our homework consisted of ten problems to solve"
  • A source of difficulty.
    • usage: "one trouble after another delayed the job"; "what's the problem"
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APAWordNet. (2010). problem. Retrieved October 16, 2017, from http://smartdefine.org/problem/definitions/1217572
ChicagoWordNet. 2010. "problem" http://smartdefine.org/problem/definitions/1217572 (accessed October 16, 2017).
HarvardWordNet 2010, problem, Smart Define, viewed 16 October, 2017, <http://smartdefine.org/problem/definitions/1217572>.
MLAWordNet. "problem" 23 October 2010. Web. 16 October 2017. <http://smartdefine.org/problem/definitions/1217572>
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