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Problem for all to see inflames back (5)

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I believe the answer is:

snafu

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Here is my best explanation:

'problem' is the definition.

'for all to see inflames back' is the wordplay.
'for all to see' becomes 'u' (universal dvd certificate).
'inflames' becomes 'fans'.
'back' is a reversal indicator.
'u'+'fans'='ufans'
'ufans' written backwards gives 'SNAFU'.

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