[prob-luh-mat-ik] /ˌprɒb ləˈmæt ɪk/
of the nature of a ; doubtful; uncertain; questionable.
having the nature or appearance of a problem; questionable
(logic, obsolete) (of a proposition) asserting that a property may or may not hold Compare apodeictic (sense 2), assertoric
c.1600, “doubtful, questionable,” from French problematique (15c.), from Late Latin problematicus, from Greek problematikos “pertaining to a problem,” from problematos, genitive of problema (see problem). Specific sense in logic, differentiating what is possible from what is necessarily true, is from 1610s. Related: Problematical (1560s); problematically.
[proh-kyoo r-uh-buh l, pruh-] /proʊˈkyʊər ə bəl, prə-/ adjective 1. . adj. mid-15c., from procure + -able. Related: Procurability.
[proh-kyoo r-muh nt, pruh‐] /proʊˈkyʊər mənt, prə‐/ noun 1. the act of , or obtaining or getting by effort, care, or the use of special means: The organ procurement procedure is very complicated. 2. the act of obtaining equipment, materials, or supplies: The secretary of defense argued in favor of increasing the budget for procurement. […]
[pruh-doo-ser, -dyoo-] /prəˈdu sər, -ˈdyu-/ noun 1. a person who . 2. Economics. a person who creates economic value, or goods and services. 3. a person responsible for the financial and administrative aspects of a stage, film, television, or radio ; the person who exercises general supervision of a and is responsible chiefly for raising […]
[pruh-duhk-shuh n] /prəˈdʌk ʃən/ noun 1. the act of ; creation; manufacture. 2. something that is ; a . 3. Economics. the creation of value; the of articles having exchange value. 4. the total amount : Production is up this month. 5. a work of literature or art. 6. the act of presenting for display; […]