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What is the verb for problem?

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  1. To make something into a problem.
  2. To consider something as if it were a problem.
  3. (intransitive) To propose problems.
  4. Examples:
    1. “The result of these new realizations is that we can now problematize or relativize secular rationalism.”
      “As those who attended the meeting heard, there are several issues of circumstance that problematize this motion.”
      “We want to problematize the question of when the international system became global in scale.”
  1. Alternative form of problematize
  2. Examples:
    1. “Firstly, that outsider groups can, and do, problematise their own history and reconstruct it to solve present day tensions.”
  1. Third-person singular simple present indicative form of problematise
  2. Examples:
    1. “In an increasingly globalising world, the concept of diaspora problematises the question of identity.”
  1. Third-person singular simple present indicative form of problematize
  2. Examples:
    1. “Miller's history unfortunately perpetuates rather than problematizes such narratives.”
      “Neither entirely human nor artificial, but a combination of the two, the cyborg problematizes all dualities and oppositions.”
      “However, Duncan's desire to simultaneously get her feet dirty and to signify them as moral and virtuous problematizes the cultural codification of bare feet.”
  1. simple past tense and past participle of problematise
  2. Examples:
    1. “Also, as the series progresses, the protagonists' use of violence is problematised.”
      “In this example, primarily for propaedeutic reasons, Fergie's performance is problematised.”
      “Even our use of water is now problematised, with various charities telling us to measure our 'water footprint' and only to shower every other day.”
  1. simple past tense and past participle of problematize
  2. Examples:
    1. “Yet even in these reconstructive narratives, each solution is heavily problematized, placed under scrutiny and found wanting.”
      “Representation is problematized by exposing its rhetoric as well as its more opaque meaning.”
      “Several of the works in the exhibition problematized such notions of originality and authenticity, and spoke back to them.”
  1. present participle of problematise
  2. Examples:
    1. “This key issue may soon demand as much anthropological discussion, research and problematising as indigenousness and the colour bar have in the past.”
      “I mentioned earlier that the anthropolocal culture concept involves a series of methodological and theoretical premises that contribute to « problematising » culture.”
      “Instead, Fullagar and Wilson look to multiple ways of problematising and engaging with disciplinary truths in tourism and hospitality.”
  1. present participle of problematize
  2. Examples:
    1. “Another conceptual problem in Dixons's work arises with the manner in which he ascribes agency to the cinema without problematizing this move.”
      “Woolf spends 250 pages problematizing all aspects of women's participation in pacifist protest.”
      “Dutch politicians have a knack for relativizing and problematizing ideological categories.”
  1. Alternative form of problemise
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