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solution

noun  /səˈlu·ʃən/ us  

solution noun (ANSWER)

[C] an answer to a problem: It seemed a reasonable solution to a difficult problem.

solution noun (LIQUID)

chemistry [C/U] a liquid in which other substances have been mixed and dissolved
Translations of “solution”
in Korean 해결책…
in Arabic حَلّ…
in Portuguese solução, resolução…
in Catalan solució…
in Japanese 解決策, 解決方法…
in Italian soluzione…
in Chinese (Traditional) 答案, 解決辦法, 解決方案…
in Russian решение, раствор…
in Turkish çözüm, çözüm yolu, eriyik…
in Chinese (Simplified) 答案, 解决办法, 解决方案…
in Polish rozwiązanie, roztwór…
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