Meaning of REDUCIBLE in English


transcription, транскрипция: [ rɪdju:sɪb(ə)l, AM -du:s- ]

If you say that an idea, problem, or situation is not reducible to something simple, you mean that it is complicated and cannot be described in a simple way. ( FORMAL )

The structure of the universe may not be reducible to a problem in physics.

ADJ : v-link ADJ to n , usu with brd-neg

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