Significado de “problem” - en el Diccionario Inglés

problem en inglés

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problemnoun [ C ]

uk /ˈprɒb.ləm/ us /ˈprɑː.bləm/

A1 a situation, person, or thing that needs attention and needs to be dealt with or solved:

financial/health problems
Our main problem is lack of cash.
I'm having problems with my computer.
No one has solved the problem of what to do with radioactive waste.
The very high rate of inflation poses/presents (= is) a serious problem for the government.
Who is going to tackle (= deal with) the problem of poverty in the inner cities?
[ + -ing verb ] Did you have any problems (= difficulties) getting here?
I'd love to come - the only problem is I've got friends staying that night.

a question in mathematics that needs an answer:

We were given ten problems to solve.
problem child, family, etc.

a child, etc. whose behaviour is bad

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(Definición de problem del Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

problem en inglés americano

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problemnoun [ C ]

us /ˈprɑb·ləm/

something that causes difficulty or that is hard to deal with:

Financing the camp’s athletic program is a problem.
He has a serious health problem.
I’m having problems with my in-laws again.

mathematics A problem is also a question to be answered or solved, esp. by reasoning or calculating:

math problems

(Definición de problem del Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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Well, the problem is still so serious internationally that this is not the time to weaken that position or any of its instruments.
We cannot relax about the addiction problem.
We have a problem with consistency here.
The main problem during the preparatory phase was speeding up the judicial procedures and resolving the problems left over from the previous regime.
Finally, we must ensure that the prices are not prohibitive, and here we come back to the problem of intellectual property.
The phytosanitary constraints, and different elements such as capacity building on trade negotiation, are not really a problem in terms of money made available.
We are not only talking about obsolete stocks of pesticides here, however, although it is important to tackle that problem very meticulously.
There is a problem, however.
The problem is serious enough as it is, but what is even worse is that it will be repeated next year, no doubt in a more serious form.
As has been made very clear by the contributions tonight, there is just one main problem: some definitions within this regulation are not clear enough.

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