ultimate problem

(noun) A universal human problem that exists in all societies or cultures.

Example: Attaining food, clothing, and shelter.

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  • Plural: ultimate problems

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How to Cite the Definition of Ultimate Problem

ASA – American Sociological Association (5th edition)

Bell, Kenton, ed. 2014. “ultimate problem.” In Open Education Sociology Dictionary. Retrieved December 19, 2018 (http://sociologydictionary.org/ultimate-problem/).

APA – American Psychological Association (6th edition)

ultimate problem. (2014). In K. Bell (Ed.), Open education sociology dictionary. Retrieved from http://sociologydictionary.org/ultimate-problem/

Chicago/Turabian: Author-Date – Chicago Manual of Style (16th edition)

Bell, Kenton, ed. 2014. “ultimate problem.” In Open Education Sociology Dictionary. Accessed December 19, 2018. http://sociologydictionary.org/ultimate-problem/.

MLA – Modern Language Association (7th edition)

“ultimate problem.” Open Education Sociology Dictionary. Ed. Kenton Bell. 2014. Web. 19 Dec. 2018. <http://sociologydictionary.org/ultimate-problem/>.