- a person with special skill in resolving disputes, impasses, etc., as in business, national, or international affairs: a diplomatic troubleshooter in the Middle East.
- an expert in discovering and eliminating the cause of trouble in mechanical equipment, power lines, etc.
Origin of troubleshooter
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Examples from the Web for troubleshooter
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- a person who locates the cause of trouble and removes or treats it
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Word Origin and History for troubleshooter
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