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Definition of complexity noun from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary



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  1. 1[uncountable] the state of being formed of many parts; the state of being difficult to understand the increasing complexity of modern telecommunication systems I was astonished by the size and complexity of the problem.
  2. 2complexities [plural] the features of a problem or situation that are difficult to understand the complexities of the system
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