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Noun
/ˈpräbləm/,
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problems, plural;
  1. A matter or situation regarded as unwelcome or harmful and needing to be dealt with and overcome
    • - mental health problems
    • - city planners consider it a problem district
  2. A thing that is difficult to achieve or accomplish
    • - motivation of staff can also be a problem
  3. An inquiry starting from given conditions to investigate or demonstrate a fact, result, or law

  4. A proposition in which something has to be constructed

  5. (in various games, esp. chess) An arrangement of pieces in which the solver has to achieve a specified result


  1. a state of difficulty that needs to be resolved; "she and her husband are having problems"; "it is always a job to contact him"; "urban problems such as traffic congestion and smog"
  2. a question raised for consideration or solution; "our homework consisted of ten problems to solve"
  3. trouble: a source of difficulty; "one trouble after another delayed the job"; "what's the problem?"
  4. A problem is an obstacle which hinders the achievement of a particular goal, objective or purpose. It refers to a situation, condition, or issue that is yet unresolved. ...
  5. A chess problem, also called a chess composition, is a puzzle set by somebody using chess pieces on a chess board, that presents the solver with a particular task to be achieved. ...
  6. A mathematical problem is a problem that is amenable to being analyzed, and possibly solved, with the methods of mathematics. This can be a real-world problem, such as computing the orbits of the planets in the solar system, or a problem of a more abstract nature, such as Hilbert's problems. ...
  7. "Problem" is a song by the Serbian New Wave band Šarlo Akrobata, from the album Bistriji ili tuplji čovek biva kad..., released in 1981.
  8. Villa Elaine is a 1998 album by Remy Zero, and was produced for Geffen Records. After recording the album, Radiohead, who the band had toured with previously, added Remy Zero to their OK Computer tour. ...
  9. The Problem is an album by Wu-Tang Clan DJ Mathematics. The album was released on 28 June 2005 by the company Nature Sounds. Most tracks feature cameos by members of the Wu-Tang Clan. The Problem is Mathematics second solo album.
  10. A difficulty that has to be resolved or dealt with; A question to be answered, schoolwork exercise; A puzzling circumstance
  11. (99 Problems) (unproduced) by Deborah Kaplan and Harry Elfont. $1.25 against $2 million.
  12. (Problems) 7. 1.375 g of cupric oxide on reduction in hydrogen gas gives 1.098 g of copper. In another experiment, 1.179 g of metallic copper produced 1.476 g of copper oxide. Show that these results illustrate the law of constant proportions. Solution Mass of copper oxide taken in experiment 1. ...
  13. (Problems) Embarrassingly parallel • Grand Challenge
  14. (Problems) Our aim is to have satisfied customers by offering the optimum combination of quality value for money products, and the highest standards of service. If you have a problem with us, we want to know about it. ...
  15. (Problems) Please notify us within 7 business days of any issues or concerns, so that we may resolve the issue promptly.
  16. (Problems) We try very hard to make all our guests feel welcome enjoy a trouble free break, but if there is anything you are unhappy about, please tell us at the time, and we’ll do our darndest to put things right.
  17. (Problems) emergencies, fires that require immediate fix: bugs, server crushes, deadline slips
  18. (problems) I Uninstalled Gizmoz. Worked at fist but when I went to start it up again would not reload.A friend couldn't even get it to work.
  19. Used in bouldering, the path that a climber takes in order to complete the climb. Same as route in roped climbing.
  20. A liability, someone likely to be whacked.
  21. this label concerns everything related to the problem management as described in the ITIL framework
  22. Often used interchangeably with anomaly, although problem has a more negative connotation and implies that an error, fault, failure, or defect does exist. [SRV] (see also anomaly, failure, fault)
  23. An obstacle to achieving a goal or objective.
  24. Use by Russel Ackoff ("Redesigning the Future", 1974) to denote a well-defined issue where the parameters and the mutual relationships between parameters are known, but where there is no single, unequivocal solution. ...
  25. A problem is a task for a student to perform that typically involves multiple steps. In the example above, the problem asks the student to find the area of a piece of scrap metal left over after removing a circular area (the end of a can) from a metal square (Figure-1). ...