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overcomplicate Syllabification: o·ver·com·pli·cate
Pronunciation: /ˌōvərˈkämplikāt/

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 adj 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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