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Nov
26
2014

complex

k@m pleks  [or]  kam pleks

adjective
definition 1:  having a complicated structure; not simple.
example:  Her early designs were simple, but now she combines many patterns, making her new designs quite complex.

definition 2:  difficult to analyze or understand because of being complicated.
example:  His first spy novel was so complex that I found it hard to figure out what was happening when I read it.

definition 3:  having interconnected elements.
example:  They’ve developed a complex system of communication.
example:  A spider’s web is complex and beautiful.

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