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To raise, present, or imply a question of some kind. Modifiers are often used between "pose" and "question" to indicate or specify the type or nature of the questions being raised, presented, or implied. I'd like to pose a question for you: What do we do when this water supply runs out? The report poses several serious questions about the legality of the president's plan.
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pose a question

to ask a question; to imply the need for asking a question. Genetic research poses many ethical questions. My interviewer posed a hypothetical question.
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Slawinski (earth sciences, Memorial University) examines fundamental issues in physical science in the sense of methodologies for quantitative descriptions of nature, poses questions not commonly raised in applied sciences, and introduces the mathematical theory of wave propagation in elastic continua.
This thought-provoking tale poses questions about the ethics of fishing and the fishing industry, as well as offering lessons in visual literacy and opportunities to explore and experiment with minimalist techniques of creating shape and form from simple lines, patterns and strong contrast.
OFFALY hurling has been in decline for at least 15 years now but that process accelerated considerably in the last couple of years and the county board's pathetic failure to address it poses questions as to whether they can ever re-emerge as a force again.
Nevertheless, this book try and make sense of the meaning of Mugabe from an interdisciplinary vantage point to poses questions of what Mugabeism means, and Mugabe as colonial, nationalist and postcolonial subject manifesting complex ambivalences, ambiguities, and contradictions (a liberator, Machiavellian dictator, champion of socio-economic justice, patriarch, pan-Africanist, anti-democrat, and an anti-imperialist revolutionary).
It poses questions concerning the different perceptions of the deserts among travelers from both East and West and asks how to read and teach travel writing from a contemporary perspective.
It poses questions about our ability to play our part on the world stage, it threatens much of Scotland's regimental history and it raises the spectre of unemployment for thousands of men and women who have served their countries.
London, Mar 3(ANI): The United Kingdom has said the assassination of Pakistan's Minority Affairs Minister Shahbaz Bhatti "marks a new low point" in the country's struggle against violent religious extremism, and "poses questions about what kind of society Pakistan wants to become."
It's a dire picture and poses questions over future development proposals for the town centre.
I found it odd that Mr Michael poses questions about the ability of "the Assembly" to act effectively with the powers it has.
Following a survey of the meaning of "narrative" in human sciences, she presents methods for thematic, visual, dialogic and other forms of analysis with research and transcription samples, and poses questions about whether narrative inquiry contributes to social change, and how it effects relations with participants.
In a more recent version, the part dedicated to private copying (royalties levied on recording hardware to remunerate artists for private use copying) has been withdrawn - which poses questions over the future of this debate in the EU.
NEXT juxtaposes the bizarre with the new reality of science and poses questions on everything from choice to ethics in modern living.
He poses questions of identity often by representing metamorphosed figures that convey an idea of transformation, renewal, and camouflage.
"She poses questions about religion, race, sex and politics and the future getting to know the generation they are now calling the Millennials."
Between chapters, Van Leuven poses questions, encourages you to keep a journal, and further encourages you to remove unhealthy stress from your life by freeing yourself of anger.