Definition of problem-solving in English:



  • The process of finding solutions to difficult or complex issues.

    ‘an expert at creative problem-solving’
    [as modifier] ‘problem-solving skills’
    • ‘Women bring a different perspective on problem solving, or decision making.’
    • ‘In some cases the advances of technology promote cooperation and problem-solving.’
    • ‘Engineering, at its core, is about problem solving.’
    • ‘I find the daily problem-solving process to be an art in itself.’
    • ‘Can't we look beyond outward appearances and focus on developing creativity, self-esteem, problem-solving skills, and love for the arts?’
    • ‘He didn't have the problem-solving skills to think of an alternative to standing out in the cold all day.’
    • ‘University students actively engage in problem solving in a real world situation.’
    • ‘Training is provided to the members of each group to assist with problem-solving.’
    • ‘As children learn problem-solving procedures and words, they become increasingly capable of solving problems for themselves.’
    • ‘A good puzzle game tests logic, reflexes and wit in the act of problem solving.’
    • ‘Independent filmmaking is largely about problem solving, due to the fact that your resources are so limited.’
    • ‘Problem solving has become another priority for companies.’
    • ‘Design isn't just a matter of taste and style, at the heart of design is problem solving.’
    • ‘Contestants were judged for their problem solving, code writing, and software testing.’