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solution

noun [C]
 
 
/səˈluːʃən/
ANSWER B1 the answer to a problem: There's no easy solution to this problem.Solving and solutions
LIQUID a liquid which a substance has been dissolved intoMixing and mixturesVariety and mixturesConnecting and combiningGroups and collections of things
Translations of “solution”
in Korean 해결책…
in Arabic حَلّ…
in Portuguese solução, resolução…
in Catalan solució…
in Japanese 解決策, 解決方法…
in Italian soluzione…
in Chinese (Traditional) 答案, 解決辦法, 解決方案…
in Russian решение, раствор…
in Turkish çözüm, çözüm yolu, eriyik…
in Chinese (Simplified) 答案, 解决办法, 解决方案…
in Polish rozwiązanie, roztwór…
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