Definition of intricacy noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



    BrE BrE//ˈɪntrɪkəsi//
    ; NAmE NAmE//ˈɪntrɪkəsi//
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  1. 1intricacies [plural] the intricacy of something the complicated parts or details of something the intricacies of economic policy I’ve never mastered the intricacies of ballroom dancing. We can guide investors through the intricacies of the cable industry.
  2. 2[uncountable] the fact of having complicated parts, details or patterns the intricacy of the design a filigree bracelet of wonderful intricacy
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: intricacy