Meaning of “arcane” in the English Dictionary

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"arcane" in American English

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arcaneadjective

us /ɑrˈkeɪn/

complicated and therefore understood or known by only a few people:

They worked hard to negotiate New York's arcane rules for getting on presidential ballots.

(Definition of “arcane” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)