troubleshooter


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trou·ble·shoot·er

also trou·ble-shoot·er  (trŭb′əl-sho͞o′tər)
n.
1. A worker whose job is to locate and eliminate sources of trouble, as in mechanical operations.
2. A mediator skilled in settling disputes especially of a diplomatic, political, or industrial nature.

troubleshooter

(ˈtrʌbəlˌʃuːtə)
n
a person who locates the cause of trouble and removes or treats it
ˈtroubleˌshooting n, adj

trou•ble•shoot•er

(ˈtrʌb əlˌʃu tər)

n.
1. a person with special skill in resolving disputes, impasses, etc., as in business or international affairs.
2. an expert in discovering and eliminating the cause of trouble in mechanical equipment, etc.
[1900–05]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.troubleshooter - a worker whose job is to locate and fix sources of trouble (especially in mechanical devices)troubleshooter - a worker whose job is to locate and fix sources of trouble (especially in mechanical devices)
maintenance man, repairman, service man - a skilled worker whose job is to repair things
Translations

troubleshooter

[ˈtrʌblʃuːtəʳ] Napagafuegos mf inv (profesional o consultor experto en la detección de problemas y el desarrollo de soluciones empresariales o administrativas)

troubleshooter

[ˈtrʌbəlʃuːtər] n
(helping solve problems)expert m
(in conflict)médiateur/trice m/f

troubleshooter

[ˈtrʌblˌʃuːtəʳ] n (Tech) → esperto/a (chiamato in casi di emergenza) (Pol) → mediatore/trice; (in conflict) → conciliatore m
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