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1 trouble /ˈtrʌbəl/ noun
plural troubles
1 trouble
/ˈtrʌbəl/
noun
plural troubles
Learner's definition of TROUBLE
: problems or difficulties
[noncount]
[count]
usually plural
[noncount]
: a situation that is difficult or has a lot of problems
: a situation that occurs if you do something wrong or break a rule and which will make someone angry or cause you to be punished
often + with
[noncount] : a physical pain or illness
[noncount] : a situation in which a machine does not work correctly
[singular] : a bad feature, characteristic, quality, etc. often + with
[noncount] : extra effort or work

ask for trouble

see ask

look for trouble

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2 trouble /ˈtrʌbəl/ verb
troubles; troubled; troubling
2 trouble
/ˈtrʌbəl/
verb
troubles; troubled; troubling
Learner's definition of TROUBLE
[+ object]
: to make (someone) feel worried or upset : worry
formal : to disturb or bother (someone)
: to cause (someone) to feel pain
: to make an effort to do something
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