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English definition of “puzzle”

puzzle

noun [C]     /ˈpʌzl/
GAME A2 a game or activity in which you have to put pieces together or answer questions using skill : to do/ solve a puzzle a crossword puzzle a jigsaw puzzleMiscellaneous games and activitiesChildren's games
SITUATION a situation that is very difficult to understand : Scientists have been trying to solve this puzzle for years .Puzzle and confuseDifficult to understand
(Definition of puzzle noun from the Cambridge Learner's Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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