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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)
Translations of “arcane”
in Chinese (Simplified) 神秘的, 秘密的, 晦涩难解的…
in Chinese (Traditional) 神秘的, 秘密的, 晦澀難懂的…
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