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intricacy

noun uk   us   /ˈɪn.trɪ.kə.si/
intricacies [plural] complicated details: I enjoyed the film, but I couldn't follow all the intricacies of the plot. [U] the quality of having a lot of complicated small parts or details: the intricacy of the needlework
Translations of “intricacy”
in Korean 복잡한 사항…
in Arabic تَعقيد…
in Portuguese complexidade, detalhamento…
in Catalan complexitat, detall…
in Japanese 複雑さ…
in Italian complessità…
in Chinese (Traditional) 錯綜複雜…
in Russian тонкость, сложность…
in Turkish karmaşıklık, giriftlik, içinden çıkılmazlık…
in Chinese (Simplified) 错综复杂…
in Polish kunsztowność, zawiłość…
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