Meaning of COMPLEXITY in English

COMPLEXITY

noun

COLLOCATIONS FROM CORPUS

■ ADJECTIVE

considerable

In response to these needs a calendrical system of considerable complexity was devised.

Unfortunately, the area is one of considerable complexity .

This was a task of considerable complexity and Tozer's edition remains the standard one.

The dragonflies beat their two wings synchronously, but this makes for very considerable physiological complexities .

It can be of considerable depth and complexity and should not be devalued.

One requires a background of considerable behavioural complexity before one is justified in attributing to any creature beliefs, intentions and so on.

full

It is impossible, in a short space, to full convey the complexities of international diplomacy throughout these years.

The result is that there isn't really a model which describes filmmaking in its full complexity .

great

This astonishing diversity manifested itself in great complexity of relationships and in our lacking dominance almost everywhere.

But her narrative acquires its greatest complexity and most ironic shadings when dealing with these violent events.

Obviously this is not a realistic assumption. further, the greater the inter-dependence, then the greater the complexity .

As a system re-organizes into greater complexity , it increases its life.

Discussion of this would lead us into great complexity and it is appropriate to give a largely phenomenological description.

The greater the complexity of a vivisystem, the more life it may harbor.

The methods available are constantly increasing in number and their utility is greater as the complexity of contemporary processes is revealed.

For rather similar reasons, Darwin reacted against Lamarck's idea that organisms have an inner drive to evolve greater complexity .

growing

The number of departments within each major foreign ministry grew with the growing complexity of the work to be done.

These changes are paralleled by a growing economic complexity .

The third has been the provision of an ever-increasing variety of financial instruments needed to support the growing complexity of cross-border transactions.

The market is one of growing complexity , dynamism and openness.

This division of labour was itself the product of the growing complexity of the social organism.

increasing

To adapt to the increasing complexities of modern business life, an organisation can not afford to be a sluggish bureaucracy.

The increasing complexity of matter forms a series of components of increasing organization as illustrated in Figure 5.

The second was the increasing complexity of the legal issues arising in appeals.

The increasing complexity of trade and commerce demands financial and legal experts such as accountants and lawyers.

technical

This legal and political advantage is balanced by the higher order of technical complexity involved in exploiting sulphide ores.

Numerous surveys show how poorly equipped students are to enter a work force that faces increasing technical complexity and intensifying competition.

Considering the technical complexities required, televised science fiction has frequently earned less than proportionately balanced critical response.

The 15 players triumph in the technical complexities of the five etudes.

But perhaps the biggest challenge and one that receives little attention is the enormous technical complexity of the Internet.

Consultants' caseloads are mounting inexorably and technical complexity is increasing while junior support declines, both proportionately and in terms of doctor hours.

All businesses were examined except those where the technical complexity was too great to be understood by central corporate staff.

■ VERB

add

However, as land use patterns change over time, zone boundaries will need changing, adding to the procedural complexity .

To Jefferson, it was Paul who started adding complexity .

Unfortunately, that process committee overlay adds even more complexity to organizational relationships that are already too complex.

They can either be shaved atop a sauce or studded in it to add complexity and fragrance.

Herbs, when used judiciously, add dimension and complexity to game of all kinds.

cope

How do they cope with the complexity of the problem?

At the same time, coping with the complexity of cultural rules presents a real challenge.

We are forced to conclude that our present knowledge is too limited to cope with these complexities .

They were also too crude to cope with the complexity of contemporary life in Britain.

The highest professional standards are needed to cope with the complexity of issues.

They Simply would not have the flexibility or the speed of reaction to cope with the complexities of everyday life.

Piphros' vocabulary was indeed limited and was unable to cope with the complexity of some of the things she had asked.

explain

The package explains the complexities of serial communications using on screen tutorials with animated sections.

To many biologists, it provides the key to explaining the complexities of animal life.

grow

The number of departments within each major foreign ministry grew with the growing complexity of the work to be done.

While the issues surrounding home banking appear to be growing in complexity , so are the opportunities and challenges for bankers.

They grew in numbers and complexity .

Their writing, with some exceptions, had also grown in ease and complexity .

And the simple point grows its own complexity .

Five is a rich document, a multi-faceted celebration of musicianship that grows in complexity with every listen.

Memory requirements for the computer leapt as the amount of data and programs grew in complexity .

illustrate

A simple example should serve to illustrate the complexities and the paradoxes of this conflict.

Janet illustrates the complexity of moving between two worlds.

Nevertheless they do illustrate the complexities of local ecclesiastical politics.

Perhaps the main value is in illustrating the complexity of cause and effect.

The main purpose of the list is to illustrate complexity and variety of political-economic and physical circumstances of soil erosion.

increase

It substantially increases the complexity of the environment of the animal.

Numerous surveys show how poorly equipped students are to enter a work force that faces increasing technical complexity and intensifying competition.

It may well be that one consequence of increasing complexity will be a return to standard units.

In fact, there were disincentives for improvement since rewards to support function managers came for increased size and complexity .

This series includes nine modules of increasing complexity .

Second, communal work has increased in complexity .

What characterises ascending stages of the scale of being is the combination of unity with ever increasing degrees of complexity .

The increasing complexity of construction projects also should lead to the creation of more manager jobs.

involve

These activities are performed to solve problems involving complexity , uncertainty and/or ambiguity that require intelligence and decision-making.

Problems may involve complexity , criticality, conflict or indeed a combination of these problem types.

It is also simple-minded to assert that everyone can or should be involved in the complexities of designing universities or opera houses.

reduce

Tivoli's aim is to reduce the cost and complexity of managing heterogeneous distributed environments which include Unix systems and personal computers.

The new process also reduces cost and complexity .

It reduces the complexity of the world by seeking out those qualities that countries share and those that they do not share.

Codifying these transactions and coordinating them through software via the I-way can reduce the complexity of the task.

Pattern is created out of initial, seemingly random, information so reducing its complexity .

reveal

Detailed three-dimensional structural analysis of church buildings is helping to reveal great complexity in their development.

The tablets reveal the Minoans as lovers of minutely recorded detail; their labyrinthine architecture reveals a love of complexity and puzzles.

He may be surprised when the analyst reveals the complexities of his hand movements and finger manipulations.

understand

When we deal with constituents at our surgeries we have difficulty understanding the complexities .

This study repays careful reading to understand more of the complexity of domestic care.

Meanwhile the borderline case is important in understanding the complexity of primary signal systems.

Conceiving citizenship is this manner allows for a clearer understanding of the complexities of contemporary forms of social inclusion and exclusion.

His approach has undoubtedly helped a lot of people to understand the complexities of biological evolution.

The skyscraper metaphor is apt, for our only hope to understanding such complexity is with a hierarchical model.

EXAMPLES FROM OTHER ENTRIES

Many people struggle with the complexity of the tax forms.

The article attempts to explain the affair's legal and political complexities.

EXAMPLES FROM CORPUS

But as James' tale develops, it assumes complexity .

First, Temple confronted the life of the real world in all its complexity .

How to choose the right model complexity is explained in these chapters.

Now he was getting a lesson in the complexities of human relationships.

The public mood seemed to be that more organizations mean more bureaucracy, complexity and expense.

These are the questions pursued by complexity science.

This is a universal law of vivisystems: higher level complexities can not be inferred by lower-level existences.

Watson, I am accustomed to being baffled by complexity .

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