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It Has 7 letters ( p r o b l e m )         2 vowels ( o e )         5 consonants ( p r b l m )         Word on the contrary melborp

Which the in categoryENGLISH - ALTERNATIVE FORMS
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* probleme (obsolete)

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English - Etymology

From Middle English, from Old French, from Latin _problema_, from Ancient Greek _πρόβλημα_ (próblēma, “anything thrown forward, hindrance, obstacle, anything projecting, a headland, promontory”), from _προβάλλω_ (probállō, “to throw or lay something in front of someone, to put forward”), from _προ-_ (pro-, “in front of”) + _βάλλω_ (bállō, “to throw, to cast, to hurl”).

From Middle English, from Old French, from Latin problema, from Ancient Greek πρόβλημα (próblēma, anything thrown forward, hindrance, obstacle, anything projecting, a headland, promontory), from προβάλλω (probállō, to throw or lay something in front of someone, to put forward), from προ- (pro-, in front of) + βάλλω (bállō, to throw, to cast, to hurl).

Which the in categoryENGLISH - PRONUNCIATION
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* IPA(key): /ˈpɹɒbləm/

  • IPA(key): /ˈpɹɒbləm/

Which the in categoryENGLISH - NOUN
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PROBLEM (_plural_ PROBLEMS _or_ PROBLEMATA) * A difficulty that has to be resolved or dealt with. _She's leaving because she faced numerous PROBLEMS to do with racism._ * 1915, Emerson Hough, _The Purchase Price_, chapterI: “[…] it is not fair of you to bring against mankind double weapons ! Dangerous enough you are as woman alone, without bringing to your aid those gifts of mind suited to PROBLEMS which men have been accustomed to arrogate to themselves.” * A question to be answered, schoolwork exercise. * A puzzling circumstance. ANTONYMS * solution HYPONYMS * Entscheidungsproblem DERIVED TERMS TRANSLATIONS

problem (plural problems or problemata)

  1. A difficulty that has to be resolved or dealt with.
    She's leaving because she faced numerous problems to do with racism.
  2. A question to be answered, schoolwork exercise.
  3. A puzzling circumstance.

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PROBLEM (_not comparable_) * Difficult to train or guide; unruly. SEE ALSO * trouble EXTERNAL LINKS * problem in _Webster’s Revised Unabridged Dictionary_, G. & C. Merriam, 1913 * problem in _The Century Dictionary_, The Century Co., New York, 1911 * problem at _OneLook Dictionary Search_

problem (not comparable)

  1. Difficult to train or guide; unruly.

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Which the in categoryNORWEGIAN BOKMÅL - NOUN
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Norwegian Bokmål - Noun

PROBLEM

problem

Which the in categoryNORWEGIAN NYNORSK - NOUN
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Norwegian Nynorsk - Noun

PROBLEM

problem

Which the in categoryPOLISH - PRONUNCIATION
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Polish - Pronunciation

* IPA(key): [ˈprɔblɛ̃m]

  • IPA(key): [ˈprɔblɛ̃m]

Which the in categoryPOLISH - NOUN
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Polish - Noun

PROBLEM

problem

Which the in categoryPOLISH - EXTERNAL LINKS
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Polish - External Links

* “problem” in Polish dictionaries at PWN

Which the in categorySERBO-CROATIAN - PRONUNCIATION
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Serbo-Croatian - Pronunciation

* IPA(key): /prǒbleːm/

  • IPA(key): /prǒbleːm/

Which the in categorySERBO-CROATIAN - NOUN
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Serbo-Croatian - Noun

PRÒBLĒM

pròblēm

Which the in categorySWEDISH - NOUN
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Swedish - Noun

PROBLEM

problem

Which the in categorySWEDISH - REFERENCES
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Swedish - References

* problem in _Svenska Akademiens Ordlista_ över svenska språket (13th ed., online)


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