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English definition of “solve”

solve

verb [T]  /sɑlv, sɔlv/ us  
to find an answer to a problem: The arrests have not solved the mystery of what happened to the stolen cash.
solvable
adjective  /ˈsɑl·və·bəl, ˈsɔl-/ (also soluble,  /ˈsɑl·jə·bəl/) us  
Hunger in this city is a solvable problem.
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