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troubleshooter

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noun trou·ble·shoot·er \-ˌshü-tər\

Simple Definition of troubleshooter

  • : a person who finds and fixes problems in machinery and technical equipment (such as computers)

  • : a person who tries to find solutions to problems or end disagreements

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of troubleshooter

  1. 1 :  a skilled worker employed to locate trouble and make repairs in machinery and technical equipment

  2. 2 :  an expert in resolving diplomatic or political disputes :  a mediator of disputes that are at an impasse

  3. 3 :  a person skilled at solving or anticipating problems or difficulties

1905

First Known Use of troubleshooter

1905


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