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question

 [kwes´chun]
an utterance about something unknown, seeking knowledge or other response.
research question an interrogative phrase focused on what is to be described by a given research project and what relationships may be established.
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Mr Cameron was due to hold a PM Direct question and answer format with a small audience.
Russian ambassador, Vitaly Churkin, made the comments during an emergency meeting of the United Nations Security Council while responding to a direct question from Ukraine's interim PM Arseniy Yatsenyuk.
My most vivid memory is of a television interview with a Government spokesman, in which the interviewer posed the direct question: "How could this happen when we were told that a 'yes' vote would involve no loss of British sovereignty?" The rather dismissive reply was: "Well, some loss of sovereignty was inevitable".
WHY is it that when a politician is asked a direct question where the true and correct answer is contrary to that which they are trying to tell us, they will bend over backwards to ignore that question no matter how many times it is put to them?
But he sidestepped a direct question about his career plans as speculation brewed last week.
"pounds 1.5 billion is enough to pay for something like 40,000 nurses in the NHS," Mr Cameron said at a PM Direct question and answer session.
In a statement circulated to the media the organization pointed to the mandated response to a direct question posed to Israeli Deputy Defense Minister Matan Vilnai'i by Meretz chairman Haim Run-through a question and answer system in the Knesset.
The UK-wide survey of male and female bosses and personnel managers found that during the selection process 52% will weigh up the chances of a candidate getting pregnant - although a direct question to a prospective member of staff cannot be asked.
Editor's note: Fr Gray was responding to a direct question from the reporter about the use of a Bible.
ATG argues its combination of intuitive natural language search and a structured, unique answer repository--as well as personalization capabilities--gives users a direct answer to their direct question, personalized with their specific data, and then guides them toward other resources and next steps.
Indeed, I asked several of the salespeople in the different booths with their different products a direct question: "How are we supposed to be able to recycle that?" Some danced around the question and sure didn't like me asking it; others replied they had no idea how (nor apparently cared); and the smart ones said, "We're working on that." Indeed, under LEED a product gains points by having a high recycled content percentage, and for some of these materials the recycling industry can use all the support it can get for end markets.
The president had spoken Bin Laden's name, however, in an interview on September 11, 2002, in response to a direct question about him.