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"oversimplify" in British English

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oversimplifyverb [I or T]

uk   /ˌəʊ.vəˈsɪm.plɪ.faɪ/  us   /ˌoʊ.vɚˈsɪm.plə-/
oversimplification
noun [C or U] uk   /ˌəʊ.vəˌsɪm.plɪ.fɪˈkeɪ.ʃən/  us   /ˌoʊ.vɚˌsɪm.plə-/
(Definition of oversimplify from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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oversimplifyverb [I/T]

 us   /ˌoʊ·vərˈsɪm·pləˌfɑɪ/
to ​state something in such a ​simple way that it is no ​longeraccurate: [T] The ​issue has been oversimplified for ​politicalpurposes.
oversimplification
noun [C/U]  us   /ˌoʊ·vərˌsɪm·plə·fɪˈkeɪ·ʃən/
(Definition of oversimplify from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “oversimplify”
in Chinese (Simplified) (将…)过于简单化…
in Chinese (Traditional) (將…)過於簡單化…
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