[ truhb-uhl-shoo-ter ]
/ ˈtrʌb əlˌʃu tər /
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.
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Words nearby troubleshooter
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Example sentences from the Web for troubleshooter
Fazil is seen by several Taliban officials as a kind of troubleshooter.Afghan Taliban Say they Won Big with Bergdahl Swap|Sami Yousafzai|June 2, 2014|DAILY BEAST
British Dictionary definitions for troubleshooter
/ (ˈtrʌbəlˌʃuːtə) /
a person who locates the cause of trouble and removes or treats it
Derived forms of troubleshootertroubleshooting, noun, adjective
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