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English definition of “intricate”

intricate

adjective    /ˈɪn·trɪ·kət/
having a lot of small parts or pieces arranged in a complicated way, and therefore sometimes difficult to understand in detail: The novel’s intricate plot will not be easy to translate into a movie. intricately    /ˈɪn·trɪ·kət·li/ adverb The antique silver teapot is intricately engraved.
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