la complicación
-the complication
See the entry for complicación.


This word is often used in the plural in the sense shown in 3).
A feminine noun is almost always used with feminine articles and adjectives (e.g. la mujer bonita, la luna llena).
feminine noun
1. (difficulty)
a. complication
La presunta participación del director ejecutivo en un fraude causó mayor complicación en las negociaciones.The alleged CEO's involvement in a fraud brought more complication to the negotiations.
2. (elaboration)
a. complexity
El problema presenta un nivel de complicación bastante alto.The problem presents a very high level of complexity.
3. (problem)
a. complication
Lamentablemente, surgieron varias complicaciones durante la operación y el paciente falleció.Unfortunately, some complications arose during the surgery and the patient passed away.
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A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (dificultad)
a. complication
2. (complejidad)
a. complexity
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1 (problema) complication
han surgido complicaciones complications have arisen; una persona sin complicaciones an uncomplicated person
2 (cualidad) complexity
no captó la complicación del asunto he did not grasp the complexity of the matter
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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