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oversimplify

verb [I or T] uk   /ˌəʊ.vəˈsɪm.plɪ.faɪ/  us   /ˌoʊ.vɚˈsɪm.plə-/
to describe or explain something in such a simple way that it is no longer correct or true: The TV documentary grossly oversimplified the problem.
oversimplification
noun [C or U] uk   /ˌəʊ.vəˌsɪm.plɪ.fɪˈkeɪ.ʃən/  us   /ˌoʊ.vɚˌsɪm.plə-/
Translations of “oversimplify”
in Chinese (Traditional) (將…)過於簡單化…
in Chinese (Simplified) (将…)过于简单化…
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