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Noun: problem  pró-blum
  1. A state of difficulty that needs to be resolved
    "she and her husband are having problems"; "urban problems such as traffic congestion and smog";
    - job, prob [informal]
  2. A question raised for consideration or solution
    "our homework consisted of ten problems to solve"
  3. A source of difficulty
    "what's the problem?";
    - trouble, prob [informal], ill

Derived forms: problems

Type of: difficultness, difficulty, fix [informal], head, hole [informal], jam [informal], kettle of fish [informal], mess [informal], muddle [informal], pickle [informal], question

Encyclopedia: Problem