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question mark

noun
 
 
[C, usually singular] a feeling of doubt about something: a question mark over/about sth There is a big question mark over people's willingness to invest in this scheme. The biggest question mark hanging over China's exports lies in the currency exchange rate.
[C] MARKETING a product or company that has a small share of a market that is growing very fast: If nothing is done to change the market share, question marks will just absorb large amounts of cash. →  See also cash cow , dog , star noun
Translations of “question mark”
in Korean 물음표…
in Arabic عَلامة اِسْتِفْهام…
in Portuguese ponto de interrogação…
in Catalan signe d’interrogació…
in Japanese クエスチョンマーク, 疑問符(?)…
in Italian punto interrogativo…
in Chinese (Traditional) 問號…
in Russian вопросительный знак…
in Turkish soru işareti…
in Chinese (Simplified) 问号…
in Polish znak zapytania…
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