simplicity Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary

Meaning of “simplicity” in the English Dictionary

"simplicity" in British English

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simplicitynoun [U]

uk   /sɪmˈplɪs.ɪ.ti/  us   /-ə.t̬i/

simplicity noun [U] (EASY)

C1 the ​fact that something is ​easy to ​understand or do: The ​advantage of the ​plan is ​its simplicity. The ​test was simplicity itself (= very ​easy).
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simplicity noun [U] (NATURAL)

the ​fact that something is ​ordinary, ​traditional, or ​natural, and not ​complicated: The ​oldpeopleled a ​life of ​great simplicity (= with few possessions and little ​money).

simplicity noun [U] (PLAIN)

the ​fact that something is ​plain and has no ​decoration
(Definition of simplicity from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"simplicity" in American English

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simplicitynoun [U]

 us   /sɪmˈplɪs·ɪ·t̬i/
the ​quality of being ​easy to ​understand or do: A ​flattax has the ​virtue of simplicity, but I ​question how ​fair it would be.
the ​quality of being ​plain, without ​unnecessary or ​extra things or ​decorations: What ​fascinated us was the simplicity and ​usefulness of the ​design.
(Definition of simplicity from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “simplicity”
in Arabic بَساطة…
in Korean 간단함, 평이함…
in Portuguese simplicidade…
in Catalan senzillesa…
in Japanese 単純, 簡素…
in Chinese (Simplified) 容易, 简单,简易…
in Turkish basitlik, sadelik, yalınlık…
in Russian простота, незатейливость, несложность…
in Chinese (Traditional) 容易, 簡單,簡易…
in Italian semplicità…
in Polish prostota…
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