Definition of 'complexity'
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But he spent 10 years consciously refining his pouring technique to increase the visual complexity of these fractal patterns. Smithsonian Mag (2017)If the ministers responsible do not take a realistic view of the scale and complexity of their task, they are likely to fail. Times, Sunday Times (2016)The interlinked storylines smoothly bring to life the complexities of victim and perpetrators of crime. Times, Sunday Times (2007)This reflects the scale and complexity of an increasingly global business. Times, Sunday Times (2013)The layers of moral and political complexity pile up to quietly enthralling effect. Times, Sunday Times (2011)That so few claims have been successful highlights the complexity of the system. Times, Sunday Times (2011)Does there really need to be moral complexity here? The Sun (2014)They must have the intellectual capacity to understand the complexity of the regulation which governs us. Times, Sunday Times (2010)This is clearly a policy problem of great complexity. Times, Sunday Times (2013)Whether this model can survive as firms grow in size and complexity is an important question. Times, Sunday Times (2013)One might doubt whether the other complexities of intelligent life lend themselves so readily to mathematical treatment. The Times Literary Supplement (2013)The increased complexity of that makes the overall effects of a downturn harder to forecast. Times, Sunday Times (2008)As they go through life they will need to deal with moral complexity and make difficult judgments. Times, Sunday Times (2006)The problem is the complexities of atmospheric science. Times, Sunday Times (2015)The complexity of the issue is reflected in the many ways employers offer bereavement leave. Times, Sunday Times (2010)This method of pricing is easier to understand and the complexity of investment trusts is undoubtedly one of their drawbacks. Times, Sunday Times (2008)But this complexity cuts both ways. Christianity Today (2000)They're where we delve deeply into the complexities of human nature. Times, Sunday Times (2009)The wealth gap underlines the complexity and scale of the challenge the Xi regime has taken on. Times, Sunday Times (2014)It's one of the complexities of human nature. Times, Sunday Times (2013)So the interventionist script reduces the historical and political complexities of the Darfur conflict to a fairytale. Times, Sunday Times (2007)But the system 's complexity means billions have been lost to fraud and error. The Sun (2010)The reason so many people defer to lawyers on issues such as those we began with is because of the sheer complexity of the legal system. Times, Sunday Times (2015)The judiciary would do better to help them to find a constructive way through the complexities of the law and not just carp from the sidelines. Times, Sunday Times (2006)And, say lawyers, the legal complexities make the plans practically impossible to implement. Times, Sunday Times (2012)
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Translations for 'complexity'
British English: complexity NOUN
Complexity is the state of having many different parts connected or related to each other in a complicated way.
...a diplomatic tangle of great complexity.
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