intricate Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary
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"intricate" in British English

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intricateadjective

uk   us   /ˈɪn.trɪ.kət/
having a lot of ​smallparts or ​details that are ​arranged in a ​complicated way and are ​therefore sometimes ​difficult to ​understand, ​solve, or ​produce: The ​watchmechanism is ​extremely intricate and very ​difficult to ​repair. Police ​officersuncovered an intricate web of ​deceit.
intricately
adverb uk   us   /-li/
an intricately ​engravedpendant
(Definition of intricate from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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intricateadjective

 us   /ˈɪn·trɪ·kət/
having a lot of ​smallparts or ​piecesarranged in a ​complicated way, and ​therefore sometimes ​difficult to ​understand in ​detail: The novel’s intricate ​plot will not be ​easy to ​translate into a ​movie.
intricately
adverb  us   /ˈɪn·trɪ·kət·li/
The ​antiquesilverteapot is intricately ​engraved.
(Definition of intricate from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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