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American English: /səˈluʃ(ə)n/
British English: /səˈluːʃ(ə)n/

Translation of solution in Spanish:


  • 1 1.1 countable (to problem) See examples:solution (to something) to think of/find a solution
    pensar en/encontrar una solución
    Sally came up with a solution
    a Sally se le ocurrió una solución
    the solution to all your problems
    la solución a todos sus problemas
    it does not admit of solution, it is incapable of solution uncountable [formal]
    no admite solución
    es insoluble
    Example sentences
    • The promotion of the article page was simply a short-term solution to a difficult situation.
    • The decision to divest the business has not been an easy one to make but it is the only solution to a difficult and unsustainable situation.
    • The easiest solution to this situation is to address the issue right in the beginning during the initial audition.
    1.2 countable (Mathematics)
  • 2 countable or uncountable (Chemistry) to make a solution of something
    hacer una solución de algo
    the aspirin works faster if you take it in solution
    la aspirina actúa más rápidamente si se la disuelve
    Example sentences
    • Some escapes as carbon dioxide from water solutions and returns to the atmosphere.
    • Unlike common air, fixed air turned lime water (a solution of calcium hydroxide) cloudy.
    • Since soap and detergents are salts, they separate into their component ions in a solution of water.
    Example sentences
    • Typically the host molecules are dissolved in solution or, alternatively, are confined to a membrane plane.
    • Metals usually make positive ions when the compounds are dissolved in solution.
    • This seminar is vital to all scientists who need to characterize polymers or biopolymers in solution.

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