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English definition of “puzzle”

puzzle

noun     /ˈpʌz.l̩/
C2 [S] a situation that is difficult to understand: Scientists have been trying to solve this puzzle for years.Confusion, confusing and feeling confused A2 [C] a game or toy in which you have to fit separate pieces together, or a problem or question that you have to answer by using your skill or knowledge: a jigsaw puzzle a crossword puzzle a puzzle bookMiscellaneous games and activities
(Definition of puzzle noun from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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