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1    answer, clarification, elucidation, explanation, explication, key, resolution, result, solving, unfolding, unravelling  
2    blend, compound, emulsion, mix, mixture, solvent, suspension     (Chemistry)  
3    disconnection, dissolution, liquefaction, melting  
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  ( solutions    plural  )
1       n-count   A solutionto a problem or difficult situation is a way of dealing with it so that the difficulty is removed.  
oft N to n  
Although he has sought to find a peaceful solution, he is facing pressure to use greater military force., ...the ability to sort out simple, effective solutions to practical problems.     
2       n-count   The solutionto a puzzle is the answer to it.  
...the solution to crossword No. 19721.     
3       n-count   A solution is a liquid in which a solid substance has been dissolved.  
also in N  
...a warm solution of liquid detergent...     

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salutation, slut, solitude, solid

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