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simplicitynoun [U]

uk   /sɪmˈplɪs.ə.ti/  us   /sɪmˈplɪs.ə.t̬i/
(Definition of simplicity from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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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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