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simplicity

noun [U] uk   /sɪmˈplɪs.ɪ.ti/  us   /-ə.t̬i/

simplicity noun [U] (EASY)

C1 the fact that something is easy to understand or do: The advantage of the plan is its simplicity. The exam was simplicity itself (= very easy).
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simplicity noun [U] (NATURAL)

the fact that something is ordinary, traditional, or natural, and not complicated: The old people led a life of great simplicity (= with few possessions and little money).

simplicity noun [U] (PLAIN)

the fact that something is plain and has no decoration
Translations of “simplicity”
in Korean 간단함, 평이함…
in Arabic بَساطة…
in Portuguese simplicidade…
in Catalan senzillesa…
in Japanese 単純, 簡素…
in Italian semplicità…
in Chinese (Traditional) 容易, 簡單,簡易…
in Russian простота, незатейливость, несложность…
in Turkish basitlik, sadelik, yalınlık…
in Chinese (Simplified) 容易, 简单,简易…
in Polish prostota…
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