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oversimplify

view main entry for oversimplifynoun [intransitive/transitive]  /ˌəʊvə(r)ˈsɪmplɪˌfaɪ/
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oversimplificationoversimplifications

  /ˌəʊvə(r)ˌsɪmplɪfɪˈkeɪʃ(ə)n/  noun [countable/uncountable]
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oversimplified

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