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prob·lem·at·ic

 (prŏb′lə-măt′ĭk)
adj. also prob·lem·at·i·cal (-ĭ-kəl)
1. Posing a problem; difficult to solve: a repair that proved more problematic than first expected.
2. Open to doubt; debatable: "if you ever get married, which seems to me extremely problematic" (Oscar Wilde).
3. Not settled; unresolved or dubious: a problematic future.
n.
Something that poses a problem or difficulty: "[a book that] poses the problematics of memory in another light altogether" (Daphne Merkin).

prob′lem·at′i·cal·ly adv.
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problematic

(ˌprɒbləˈmætɪk) or

problematical

adj
1. having the nature or appearance of a problem; questionable
2. (Logic) logic obsolete (of a proposition) asserting that a property may or may not hold. Compare apodeictic2, assertoric
ˌproblemˈatically adv
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prob•lem•at•ic

(ˌprɒb ləˈmæt ɪk)

also prob`lem•at′i•cal,



adj.
of the nature of a problem; doubtful; uncertain; questionable.
[1600–10]
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.problematic - open to doubt or debate; "If you ever get married, which seems to be extremely problematic"
questionable - subject to question; "questionable motives"; "a questionable reputation"; "a fire of questionable origin"
2.problematic - making great mental demandsproblematic - making great mental demands; hard to comprehend or solve or believe; "a baffling problem"; "I faced the knotty problem of what to have for breakfast"; "a problematic situation at home"
difficult, hard - not easy; requiring great physical or mental effort to accomplish or comprehend or endure; "a difficult task"; "nesting places on the cliffs are difficult of access"; "difficult times"; "why is it so hard for you to keep a secret?"
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problematic

adjective tricky, puzzling, uncertain, doubtful, dubious, unsettled, questionable, enigmatic, debatable, moot, problematical, chancy (informal), open to doubt the problematic business of running an economy
clear, certain, settled, definite, indisputable, unquestionable, beyond question, undebatable
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problematic

adjective
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Translations
مُشْكِل، مُنْطَوٍ على المشاكِل
problematisk
problematičan
problematikus
problematyczny
problematic
problematikatežaven

problematic

[ˌprɒblɪˈmætɪk] ADJproblemático
it is problematic whetheres dudoso si ...
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problematic

[ˌprɒbləˈmætɪk] adjproblématique
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problematic(al)

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problematic

[ˌprɒblɪˈmætɪk] problematical [ˌprɒblɪˈmætɪkl] adjproblematico/a, dubbio/a
it is problematic whether ... → è in dubbio se...
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problem

(ˈprobləm) noun
1. a difficulty; a matter about which it is difficult to decide what to do. Life is full of problems; (also adjective) a problem child.
2. a question to be answered or solved. mathematical problems.
ˌprobleˈmatic(al) (-ˈmӕ-) adjective
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problematic

a. problemático-a; dificultoso-a.
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Ils vont echanger sur, entre autres, la problematique de l'etat civil en Afrique, sa fiabilite et les strategies permettant de mettre des actes de naissance a la disposition de tous les enfants et la promotion de l'inclusion.
Dans le meme sillage, on reviendra egalement sur la problematique environnementale qui secoue la population du quartier d'Anza relevant de la commune urbaine d'Agadir.
L'Afrique s'attaque a la problematique des droits de l'homme adaptee a la strategie de lutte contre le terrorisme.
Cet article questionne la recherche-action a partir de la co-construction de sa problematique dans un cadre de relation entre l'ecole et la famille au sein de quatre ecoles primaires luxembourgeoises.
Une etude technique visant la rehabilitation de la lagune de Moulay Bousselham afin d'apporter une solution a la problematique d'ensablement a ete lancee par la Direction des ports et du domaine public maritime, relevant du ministere de l'Equipement, du transport et de la logistique.
Une ratification serait encore plus problematique apres, etant donne les pertes essuyees par les democrates aux legislatives, ce qui explique le souhait de M.
Certains lecteurs deploreront l'expose schematique de la problematique et du cadre theorique.
Cette predominance de l'etude de cas simple ne serait aucunement problematique dans la mesure ou un effort de synthese etait offert pour tenter d'extraire la contribution respective des differents articles a la comprehension de la problematique generale du volume.
Et, subsequemment, comme professionnels ou etudiants universitaires orienter notre activite a l'analyse de cette problematique, ayant comme reve (ou but) la coordination d' efforts d'une communaute internationale que la plupart du temps apparait comme voue a l'echec de ses politiques : pitoyablement parce que grace aux caracteristiques intrinseques des gestions d'amenagement, jamais pourra etablir des regles universelles (en raison de la diversite des ressources et de leur conditions d'exploitation).

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