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question

noun [C/U] (PROBLEM)   /ˈkwes·tʃən/
a matter to be dealt with or discussed, or a problem to be solved: [C] Your article raises the question of human rights. [C] It’s simply a question of getting your priorities straight. [C] The question is, are they telling the truth? [U] I was at home on the night in question. In an exam, a question is a problem that tests a person’s knowledge: [C] Answer as many questions as you can.
(Definition of question noun (PROBLEM) from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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