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verb [transitive] simplify pronunciation in British English /ˈsɪmplɪfaɪ/
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present tense
present participlesimplifying
past tensesimplified
past participlesimplified
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  1. 1
    to make something less complicated or difficult

    The technology has been simplified so that anyone can use it.

  2. 2
    maths to make something such as a fraction or an equation simpler by removing those numbers or symbols that are the same in each part of it

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 simplify pronunciation in British English /ˌsɪmplɪfɪˈkeɪʃ(ə)n/ noun [countable/uncountable]
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