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overcomplicate Line breaks: over|com¦pli|cate
Pronunciation: /əʊvəˈkɒmplɪkeɪt/

Definition of overcomplicate in English:


[with object]
Make (something) more complicated than necessary: the basic idea is quite simple but some people tend to overcomplicate it (as adjective overcomplicated) an overcomplicated tax system
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  • Always keep your design simple, never over-complicate the process.
  • Defences were certainly on top during an uneventful opening 45 minutes in which Rovers were often guilty of trying to over-complicate things going forward.
  • The result, I think, is to overcomplicate breastfeeding.

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