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"solution" in British English

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solutionnoun

uk   /səˈluː.ʃən/  us   /səˈluː.ʃən/
(Definition of solution from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"solution" in American English

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solutionnoun

 us   /səˈlu·ʃən/
  • solution noun (ANSWER)

[C] an answer to a problem: It seemed a reasonable solution to a difficult problem.
  • solution noun (LIQUID)

chemistry [C/U] a liquid in which other substances have been mixed and dissolved
(Definition of solution from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

"solution" in Business English

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solutionnoun [C]

uk   us   /səˈluːʃən/
a way to solve a problem or deal with a difficult situation: a solution to/for sth Education is seen as a solution to the state's economic and employment problems. find/have/offer a solution She can not find a solution to the problem. In this case you need a solution pretty desperately. produce/provide a solution They have worked hard to produce a solution which balances the interests of job creation and operational requirements. They will be looking to the industry to work with the Financial Services Authority and Government towards a solution.the best/easy/most effective solution The legislation we have introduced is the best solution to the challenge. The problem is still far from a final solution.a good/acceptable/ideal solution Whether lawmakers can find an acceptable solution is unclear.an immediate/instant/long-term solution As an immediate solution, consumers need access to affordable, unbiased advice. One obvious solution would be to fund existing government health plans to cover all who are eligible. We're pursuing a diplomatic solution to the problem.
(Definition of solution from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “solution”
in Arabic حَلّ…
in Korean 해결책…
in Portuguese solução, resolução…
in Catalan solució…
in Japanese 解決策, 解決方法…
in Chinese (Simplified) 答案, 解决办法, 解决方案…
in Turkish çözüm, çözüm yolu, eriyik…
in Russian решение, раствор…
in Chinese (Traditional) 答案, 解決辦法, 解決方案…
in Italian soluzione…
in Polish rozwiązanie, roztwór…
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“solution” in British English

“solution” in American English

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