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problem-solving Line breaks: problem-solving

Definition of problem-solving in English:


[mass noun]
The process of finding solutions to difficult or complex issues: an expert at creative problem-solving [as modifier]: problem-solving skills
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  • Women bring a different perspective on problem solving, or decision making.
  • Contestants were judged for their problem solving, code writing, and software testing.
  • Design isn't just a matter of taste and style, at the heart of design is problem solving.

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