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English definition of “solution”

solution

noun uk   /səˈluː.ʃən/ us  

solution noun (ANSWER)

B1 [C] the answer to a problem: There's no easy solution to this problem. She just seems so unhappy and I don't know what the solution is. When you finish doing the crossword, the solution is on the back page. They help you talk through your problems but they don't give you any solutions.

solution noun (LIQUID)

[C or U] specialized chemistry a liquid into which a solid has been mixed and has dissolved: an aqueous solution of salts copper sulphate in solution (= dissolved in water)
(Definition of solution from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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