Meaning of "question" in Essential English Dictionary


noun uk /ˈkwestʃən/

A1 a sentence or phrase that asks you for information:

Is it okay if I ask / you a few questions?
He refused to answer / my question.

A2 in a test or exam, a problem that tests a person’s knowledge or ability:

Answer / as many questions as you can.

[ no plural ] doubt:

There is no question that the fire was an accident.

a situation or problem that needs to be dealt with or considered:

Your article raises / the question of human rights.

(Definition of “question noun” from the Cambridge Essential Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)