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maze

noun [C] uk   us   /meɪz/

maze noun [C] (PLACE)

a complicated system of paths or passages that people try to find their way through for entertainment an area in which you can get easily lost because there are so many similar streets or passages: The old part of the town was a maze of narrow passages.

maze noun [C] (RULES/IDEAS)

a complicated set of rules, ideas, or subjects that you find difficult to deal with or understand: It's almost impossible to get through the maze of bureaucracy.
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