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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - The act of reducing complexity; Elimination of superfluous details; A explanation that omits superfluous details and reduces complexity.

Usage examples (37)
  • That kind of simplification is the bane of newness.
  • I hope tax simplification is his #1 goal, as it appears to be Speaker Hastert's.
  • On language, simplification is only one thing we should have heated debates about.
  • If you had been keeping up with my garbage disposal series on ISCID, you'd know that this simplification is not quite correct. for more
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