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"opaque" in British English

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opaqueadjective

uk   /əʊˈpeɪk/  us   /oʊˈpeɪk/
formal Opaque writing or speech is difficult to understand: I find her poetry a little too opaque.

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adverb uk   /əʊˈpeɪk.li/  us   /oʊˈpeɪk.li/
(Definition of opaque from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"opaque" in American English

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opaqueadjective [not gradable]

 us   /oʊˈpeɪk/
(of a substance) preventing light from traveling through, and therefore not allowing you to see through it: opaque watercolors
Opaque also means difficult to understand: The majority of readers found his poetry difficult, even opaque.
(Definition of opaque from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

"opaque" in Business English

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opaqueadjective

uk   us   /əʊˈpeɪk/
difficult to understand or know about, especially because things have been intentionally kept secret or made complicated: Governments have been able to maintain opaque and discriminatory procurement practices. Accounting firms have been notoriously opaque about their finances in the past.
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