Pronunciation: (trub'ul-shOO"tur), [key]
1. a person with special skill in resolving disputes, impasses, etc., as in business, national, or international affairs: a diplomatic troubleshooter in the Middle East.
2. an expert in discovering and eliminating the cause of trouble in mechanical equipment, power lines, etc. Also,trou'ble-shoot"er.
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