complex collocations and examples

 UK /kəmˈpleks/UK /ˈkɒmpleks/

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involving many parts or details and difficult to understand


Adverbs frequently used with complex
very: extraordinarily, extremely, highly, hugely, immensely, incredibly, particularly, veryThe human brain is an immensely complex organ.rather: fairly, quite, rather, relatively, somewhatSome methods are fairly complex and others are extremely simple.more than necessary: overly, too, unnecessarilySome people complained that the process was overly complex.
Nouns frequently used with complex
system: arrangement, mechanism, network, process, structure, systemThe climate system is very complex, and understanding it is difficult.situation: case, environment, issue, matter, problem, situationWe can provide advice and guide you through more complex issues.task: challenge, operation, project, taskMost tasks are fairly complex, and they all require a high level of expertise.subject: area, phenomenon, subjectThis is a complex area, and we cannot guarantee total accuracy.
Other nouns/adjectives/verbs frequently used with complex
challenging, confusing, contradictory, costly, difficult, expensive, subtle, time-consuming, variedThis project has been a complex and challenging one for the organization.
 
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