troubleshooter

[truhb-uhl-shoo-ter]
noun
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, trouble-shooter.


Origin:
1900–05; trouble + shooter

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troubleshooter (ˈtrʌbəlˌʃuːtə)
 
n
a person who locates the cause of trouble and removes or treats it
 
'troubleshooting
 
n, —adj

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Example sentences
Business troubleshooter takes aim at high-tech woes.
The ideal human resources officer, she said, would be a clever troubleshooter.
Must work independently, be a troubleshooter, and take pride in service and safety.
Serving as a troubleshooter regarding canine and/or handler performance issues.
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