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adjective cumbersome pronunciation in British English /ˈkʌmbə(r)s(ə)m/
  1. 1
    not simple, fast, or effective enough and difficult or annoying to use

    a cumbersome system/process/technique

  2. 2
    large, heavy, and difficult to move or carry

    Modern hand-held cameras are far less cumbersome.

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  3. 3
    cumbersome words or phrases are difficult to understand or remember because they are long or complicated

    The book had a very cumbersome title.


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