Definition of 'complication'
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There was an added complication at the end. Christianity Today (2000)Tests on mice show it also reduces potential complications from the disease. The Sun (2012)We have already established a further complication to this encounter. Times, Sunday Times (2015)But four per cent had chronic problems and complications that lingered for years. The Sun (2015)Yesterday she was in a serious condition due to complications from the delivery. The Sun (2013)Many need help with disease complications or treatment side effects. The Sun (2015) Another complication is the complex politics of the area. Times, Sunday Times (2010)This last example highlights a further complication. Fascists and Conservatives (1990)Experts say it helps control the condition and reduces complications. The Sun (2014)The journey from childhood to adulthood is tortuous enough without the added complication of geopolitical catastrophe. The Times Literary Supplement (2014) Another complication is a growing revolt on the streets. Times, Sunday Times (2016)There may be further complications which can be sorted out too. Beyond Chaotic Eating (1993)England have the added complication of food poisoning sweeping the camp. The Sun (2011) Another complication in pay gap figures is that jobs are not directly compared. The Sun (2014)Around ten per cent of its budget goes on treating the disease and complications such as blindness and heart disease. The Sun (2008)These difficulties are a common complication of a Caesarean. The Sun (2012)Long-term complications include heart disease, blindness and nerve damage. Times, Sunday Times (2016)I have been in hospital because of problems following a complication from a throat operation. The Sun (2016)He had been admitted to hospital with breathing difficulties and passed away early yesterday after suffering from complications of the condition he had battled for 32 years. The Sun (2016)A bone marrow transplant cured the problem, but complications followed with his heart, which meant more surgery. Times, Sunday Times (2013)
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Translations for 'complication'
British English: complication /ˌkɒmplɪˈkeɪʃən/ NOUN
A complication is a problem or difficulty.
Luckily, she recovered without complications.
- American English: complication
- Arabic: تَعْقِيد
- Brazilian Portuguese: complicação
- Chinese: 复杂化
- Croatian: komplikacija
- Czech: komplikace
- Danish: komplikation
- Dutch: complicatie
- European Spanish: complicación complejidad
- Finnish: hankaluus ongelma
- French: complication
- German: Komplikation
- Greek: περιπλοκή
- Italian: complicazione
- Japanese: 複雑な要因
- Korean: 골칫거리
- Norwegian: forvikling
- Polish: powikłanie
- European Portuguese: complicação
- Romanian: complicație
- Russian: затруднение
- Latin American Spanish: complicación
- Swedish: komplikation
- Thai: การทำให้ยุ่งยาก
- Turkish: zorluk
- Ukrainian: ускладнення
- Vietnamese: sự phức tạp
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