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"technicality" in British English

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(Definition of “technicality” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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technicalitynoun [ C ]

us /ˌtek·nɪˈkæl·ɪ·t̬i/

a decision based only on a specific rule or rules and not on any other consideration:

The case was dismissed on a technicality and will be retried at a later date.

(Definition of “technicality” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)