burning question

burning question
burning question or burning issue noun
One keenly discussed
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Main Entry:burn

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burning issue/​question phrase
something that people have strong opinions about and think is very important

The burning question is: can the Internet be regulated?

Thesaurus: important thing or detailsynonym
Main entry: burning

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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  • burning issue — see ↑burning question below. • • • Main Entry: ↑burn burning question or burning issue noun One keenly discussed • • • Main Entry: ↑burn * * * burning issue/​question phrase …   Useful english dictionary

  • burning — 1 adjective (only before noun) 1 on fire: You could see the burning house for miles around. 2 feeling very hot: burning cheeks 3 burning ambition/need etc a very strong need etc: burning ambition: My burning ambition is to travel around the world …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

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  • burning — burn|ing [ bɜrnıŋ ] adjective only before noun ** 1. ) being destroyed by fire: burning buildings a burning car 2. ) very hot: the burning sun of the desert I felt his burning forehead. 3. ) painful, and feeling as if a part of your body is… …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

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