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solution

noun uk   us   /səˈluː.ʃən/

solution noun (ANSWER)

B1 [C] the answer to a problem: There's no easy solution to this problem. She just seems so unhappy and I don't know what the solution is. When you finish doing the crossword, the solution is on the back page. They help you talk through your problems but they don't give you any solutions.

solution noun (LIQUID)

[C or U] specialized chemistry a liquid into which a solid has been mixed and has dissolved: an aqueous solution of salts copper sulphate in solution (= dissolved in water)
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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