Translation of "question" - English-Spanish dictionary

question

noun uk /ˈkwes·tʃən/

A1 a sentence or phrase that asks you for information

pregunta
Is it okay if I ask you a few questions?
He refused to answer my question.

A2 in a test or exam, a problem that tests a person’s knowledge or ability

pregunta
Answer as many questions as you can.

[ no plural ] doubt

duda
There is no question that the fire was an accident.

a situation or problem that needs to be dealt with or considered

cuestión
Your article raises the question of human rights.
be out of the question

If something is out of the question, it is not possible or not allowed.

ser imposible
verb uk /ˈkwes·tʃən/

to ask someone questions

interrogar
Police are questioning the neighbours about the murder.

to show or feel doubt about something

cuestionar
I’m just questioning whether we need the extra staff.

(Translation of “question” from the Cambridge English-Spanish Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

question

noun /ˈkwestʃən/

something which is said, written etc which asks for an answer from someone

pregunta
The question is, do we really need a computer?

a problem or matter for discussion

cuestión, problema
There is the question of how much to pay him.

a single problem in a test or examination

pregunta, problema
We had to answer four questions in three hours.

criticism; doubt; discussion

(sin) duda
He is, without question, the best man for the job.

a suggestion or possibility

posibilidad
There is no question of our dismissing him.
questionable adjective

probably not true, honest, respectable

dudoso
questionable behaviour/behavior.

doubtful; uncertain.

cuestionable, discutible
It is questionable whether he is good enough to win the game.
questionably adverb

de manera cuestionable/discutible/dudosa
The deal was done somewhat questionably.
questionableness noun

carácter cuestionable/discutible/dudoso
question mark noun

a mark (?) used in writing to indicate a question.

signo de interrogación; interrogante
question-master noun

a person who asks the questions in eg a quiz.

presentador de un concurso
questionnaire /-ˈneə/ noun

a written list of questions to be answered by a large number of people to provide information for a survey or report

cuestionario
We were asked to complete a questionnaire.
question tag /ˈkwestʃən ˌtæɡ/ noun

(linguistics) a phrase such as ‘isn’t it?’ or ‘does he?’ that you can add to the end of a statement to make it a question, for example as in the sentence ‘You’re a solicitor, aren’t you?’

coletilla interrogativa
in question

being talked about

en cuestión
The matter in question can be left till next week.
out of the question

not to be thought of as possible; not to be done

imposible; ni hablar
It is quite out of the question for you to go out tonight.

(Translation of “question” from the PASSWORD English-Spanish Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)