questionnounuk us /ˈkwes.tʃən/
question noun (ASKING)
question noun (PROBLEM)
- The question of security is high on the agenda for this afternoon's meeting.
- The committee has deliberated the question at great length.
- There is a wide diversity of opinion on the question of unilateral disarmament.
- Both projects are on ice until the question of funding is resolved.
- Leaving aside the question of cost, how many people do we need on the job?
questionverb [T]uk us /ˈkwes.tʃən/
- All my attempts to question the authorities on the subject were met by evasion and prevarication.
- Police have released a picture of the man they want to question.
- A man is being questioned in relation to the attempted murder last night.
- Under a quarter of people questioned said that they were happily married.
- When questioned on TV, the minister retracted his allegations.