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Translation of "question" - English-Spanish dictionary


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.
(Definition of question from the Password English-Spanish Dictionary © 2013 K Dictionaries Ltd)
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