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1 question /ˈkwɛstʃən/ noun
plural questions
1 question
/ˈkwɛstʃən/
noun
plural questions
Learner's definition of QUESTION
[count] : a sentence, phrase, or word that asks for information or is used to test someone's knowledge
see also leading question
[count] : a matter or problem that is being discussed : a subject or topic
often + of
[noncount]
: doubt or uncertainty about something
often used in negative statements
: a state of doubt or uncertainty
[noncount] : the possibility or chance of something happening or of someone doing something used in negative statements

a question of

used to say that one thing results from or requires another

beg the question

see beg

beyond question

: completely certain or definite
: in a way that is completely certain : without any doubt

in question

used to indicate the specific thing that is being discussed or referred to
: in a state of doubt or uncertainty

open to question

: not known for sure : uncertain

out of the question

: not possible or allowed

pop the question

see 1pop
2 question /ˈkwɛstʃən/ verb
questions; questioned; questioning
2 question
/ˈkwɛstʃən/
verb
questions; questioned; questioning
Learner's definition of QUESTION
[+ object]
: to ask (someone) questions about something
often + about
: to have or express doubt about (something)

— questioner

noun, plural questioners [count]
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