burning issue

  • 1 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 …

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  • 2 burning issue — pressing issue, subject which requires an immediate solution …

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  • 3 burning question — or burning issue noun One keenly discussed • • • Main Entry: ↑burn * * * 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 …

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  • 4 burning — [bʉr′niŋ] adj. 1. that burns 2. of the utmost seriousness or importance [a burning issue] …

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  • 5 burning — burn|ing1 [ˈbə:nıŋ US ˈbə:r ] adj [only before noun] 1.) on fire ▪ She was rescued from a burning building. 2.) feeling very hot ▪ Claudia put her hands to her burning face. 3.) burning ambition/desire/need etc a burning ↑ambition, desire, need… …

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  • 6 issue — {{Roman}}I.{{/Roman}} noun 1 problem ADJECTIVE ▪ big, burning, central, critical, crucial, important, key, main, major, serious …

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  • 7 burning — [[t]bɜ͟ː(r)nɪŋ[/t]] 1) ADJ You use burning to describe something that is extremely hot. ...the burning desert of Central Asia. Syn: scorching ADV: ADV adj Burning is also an adverb. He touched the boy s forehead. It was burning hot. 2) ADJ: ADJ n …

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  • 8 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… …

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  • 9 burning */*/ — UK [ˈbɜː(r)nɪŋ] / US [ˈbɜrnɪŋ] adjective [only before noun] 1) being destroyed by fire burning buildings a burning car 2) very hot I felt his burning forehead. the burning sun of the desert 3) painful, and feeling as if a part of your body is… …

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  • 10 burning — [ˈbɜːnɪŋ] adj 1) being destroyed by fire 2) very hot 3) painful, and feeling as if a part of your body is touching something hot She felt a burning sensation in her mouth.[/ex] 4) felt extremely strongly burning ambition[/ex] • burning… …

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  • 11 Burning Man — is an annual event held in the Black Rock Desert, in Northern Nevada. The event starts on the Monday before, and ends on the day of, the American Labor Day holiday. It takes its name from the ritual burning of a large wooden effigy on Saturday… …

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  • 12 Burning Airlines — Saltar a navegación, búsqueda Burning Airlines es una banda norteamericana de música rock fundada en 1997. Nació cuando los miembros originales de Jawbox, J. Robbins y Bill Barbot, antes de que los propios Jawbox se separaran en 1997, comenzaron… …

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  • 13 Burning Spear (sencillo) — «Burning Spear» Sencillo de Sonic Youth del álbum Dirty Publicación Mayo de 1993 Formato 7 Grabación 23 de enero de 1993 Discográfica …

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  • 14 issue from — ˈissue ˌfrom [transitive] [present tense I/you/we/they issue from he/she/it issues from present participle issuing from past tense …

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  • 15 Burning Airlines — Infobox musical artist Name = Burning Airlines Img capt = Img size = 200 Background = group or band Origin = Washington, D.C., United States Genre = Post hardcore Post punk Alternative rock Years active = 1997–2002 Label = DeSoto Records… …

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  • 16 issue — I n. number of a journal 1) to bring out, publish an issue 2) a back; current issue 3) an issue comes out, is published question 4) to bring up, raise an issue 5) to address; face; straddle an issue 6) to settle an issue 7) a burning; collateral …

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  • 17 Burning of Jaffna library — The burning of the Jaffna library was an important event in the ongoing Sri Lankan civil war. An organized mob went on a rampage on the nights of May 31 to June 2, 1981, burning the Jaffna public library. It was one of the violent examples of… …

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  • 18 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 …

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  • 19 Burning for You — Infobox Album Name = Burning for You Type = studio Artist = Strawbs Released = 1977 Recorded = March 1977 Genre = Progressive rock Length = 36:29 Label = Oyster Records, (UK) Producer = Jeffrey Lesser Reviews = *All Music Guide rating|2|5… …

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  • 20 issue — is|sue1 [ ıʃu ] noun *** ▸ 1 subject ▸ 2 magazine ▸ 3 set made available ▸ 4 official giving ▸ 5 children ▸ + PHRASES 1. ) count a subject that people discuss or argue about, especially relating to society, politics, etc.: It s a Web site devoted …

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