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Pronunciation

Noun

Singular
question

Plural
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  1. A sentence, phrase or word which asks for information, reply or response; an interrogative.
    What is your question?
  2. A subject or topic for consideration or investigation
    The question of seniority will be discussed at the meeting.
  3. An unknown.
    There was a question of which material to use.
  4. A doubt or challenge about the truth or accuracy of a matter.
    His claim to the property has come under question.
  5. A proposal to a meeting as a topic for deliberation.
    I move that the question be put to a vote.

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Verb

Infinitive
to question

Third person singular
questions

Simple past
questioned

Past participle
-

Present participle
questioning

to question (third-person singular simple present questions, present participle questioning, simple past and past participle questioned)
  1. To ask questions of; interrogate; enquire; ask for information.
  2. To raise doubts about; have doubts about.

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See also

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French

Pronunciation

Noun

question f.

  1. a question.
  2. a matter or issue; a problem.

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