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Definition of technicality noun from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary



    (pl. technicalities)
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  1. 1technicalities [plural] the small details of how to do something or how something works He described the process in broad terms without going into the technicalities.
  2. 2[countable] a small detail in a law or set of rules, especially one that does not seem fair She was released on a technicality (= because of a small detail in the law).
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