Complete Definition of "question"

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English

rank|live|hard|ask|409|question|doubt|around|black

Pronunciation
IPA|/ËkwÉsʧÉn/, SAMPA|/"[email protected]/
audio|en-us-question.ogg|Audio (US)
Hyphenation: ques·tion

Noun
en-noun

  1. A sentence, phrase or word which asks for information, reply or response; an interrogative.

#:What is your question?

  1. A subject or topic for consideration or investigation

#:The question of seniority will be discussed at the meeting.

  1. An unknown.

#:There was a question of which material to use.

  1. A doubt or challenge about the truth or accuracy of a matter.

#:His claim to the property has come under question.

  1. A proposal to a meeting as a topic for deliberation.

#:I move that the question be put to a vote.

Synonyms
inquiry, enquiry, query; subject, topic, problem, issue; consideration, inquiry, interrogation; doubt; motion, proposition, proposal

Derived terms
pop the question

Translations
trans-top|a sentence which asks for information
Arabic: ARchar|سؤا٠IPAchar|(suâÄl) m
Chinese: åé¡, é®é¢ (wèntí)
Czech: otázka f
Danish: spørgsmål
Dutch: vraag f
Esperanto: demando
Finnish: kysymys, kysymyslause
French: question f
German: Frage f, Anfrage f
Hebrew: ש××× (she'ela) f
Hungarian: kérdés
Italian: domanda f
trans-mid
Japanese: 質å (ãã¤ãã, shitsumon)
Korean: ì§ë¬¸ (jilmun)
Kurdish: KUchar|پرسÛار
Norwegian: spørsmål
Polish: pytanie n
Portuguese: questão f
Romanian: întrebare f
Russian: вопÑÐ¾Ñ (voprós) m
Slovene: vprašanje n
Spanish: pregunta f
Swedish: fråga c
Tamil: à®à¯à®³à¯à®µà®¿ (kELvi)
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trans-top|a topic under discussion
Danish: spørgsmål
Dutch: thema
Esperanto: temo, ekzamenado
Finnish: teema, keskusteluaihe
trans-mid
French: question f
German: Frage f
Portuguese: questão f
Russian: вопÑÐ¾Ñ (voprós) m
Slovene: vprašanje n
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trans-top|doubt or challenge about the truth
Danish: spørgsmål
Dutch: twijfel
Esperanto: dubo
Finnish: epäilys
trans-mid
German: Frage f, Zweifel m
Portuguese: questão f
Slovene: vprašanje n
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trans-top|a formal proposal to a meeting as a topic for discussion and vote
Danish: spørgsmål
Dutch: motie
Esperanto: mocio
trans-mid
German: Frage f, Anfrage f
Slovene: vprašanje n
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trans-top|pop the question
Danish: kom med spørgsmålet
Dutch: om iemands hand vragen
trans-mid
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Translations to be checked
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ttbc|Irish: ceist
ttbc|Romanian: întrebare f
ttbc|Spanish: pregunta f
ttbc|Telugu: à°ªà±à°°à°¶à±à°¨ (praSna)

Verb
question
en-verb|questions|questioning|questioned

  1. To ask questions of; interrogate; enquire; ask for information.
  2. To raise doubts about; have doubts about.

Translations
trans-top|ask questions of
Dutch: ondervragen
Esperanto: pridemandi, ekzameni
Finnish: kysyä
trans-mid
German: fragen, hinterfragen, befragen
Polish: pytaÄ
Portuguese: questionar
Romanian: întreba
Russian: ÑаÑÑпÑаÑиваÑÑ (rassprášivat') impf, ÑаÑÑпÑоÑиÑÑ (rassprosít') pf, допÑаÑиваÑÑ (doprášivat') impf, допÑоÑиÑÑ (doprosít') pf
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trans-top|raise doubts about
Dutch: betwijfelen
Esperanto: dubi
Finnish: kyseenalaistaa, asettaa kyseenalaiseksi
trans-mid
German: anzweifeln, bezweifeln
Polish: kwestionowaÄ
Portuguese: questionar
Russian: ÑÑавиÑÑ Ð¿Ð¾Ð´ вопÑÐ¾Ñ (stávit' pod vopros) impf
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Translations to be checked
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ttbc|Spanish: preguntar, consultar, cuestionar

See also
to be elaborated
top2
a question of time
beyond question
in question - the person in question
out of the question; no question of
put the question
mid2
question mark
question marks
question time
question words

Category:1000 English basic words


French

Pronunciation
w:IPA|IPA: /kÉs.tjÉÌ/
w:SAMPA|SAMPA: /kEs.tjO~/
audio|fr-fr-question.ogg|Audio (France)

Noun
question f

  1. a question.
  2. a matter or issue; a problem.

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