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"maze" in British English

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mazenoun [C]

uk   us   /meɪz/
  • maze noun [C] (PLACE)

a ​complicatedsystem of ​paths or ​passages that ​peopletry to ​findtheir way through for ​entertainment an ​area in which you can get ​easilylost because there are so many ​similarstreets or ​passages: The ​oldpart of the ​town was a maze of ​narrowpassages.
(Definition of maze from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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mazenoun [C]

 us   /meɪz/
a ​complicated and ​confusingnetwork of ​passages: He ​felt like a ​rat in a maze. fig. You have to ​weed through the maze of ​complexrules in ​order to ​fill out ​yourtaxforms.
(Definition of maze from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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