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English - Vietnamese Dictionary
complex /'kɔmleks/
  • tính từ
    • phức tạp, rắc rối
      • a complex question: một vấn đề phức tạp
  • danh từ
    • mớ phức tạp, phức hệ
    • nhà máy liên hợp; khu công nghiệp liên hợp
    • inferiority complex
      • (tâm lý học) phức cảm tự ti
    • superiority complex
      • (tâm lý học) phức cảm tự tôn
Concise Dictionary
+a conceptual whole made up of complicated and related parts
+a compound described in terms of the central atom to which other atoms are bound or coordinated
+(psychoanalysis) a combination of emotions and impulses that have been rejected from awareness but still influence a person's behavior
+a whole structure (as a building) made up of interconnected or related structures
+complicated in structure; consisting of interconnected parts
Advanced English Dictionary
adjective, noun
+ adjective
1 made of many different things or parts that are connected; difficult to understand: complex machinery + the complex structure of the human brain + a complex road system + a complex argument / problem / subject
2 (grammar) (of a word or sentence) containing one main part (= the ROOT of a word or MAIN CLAUSE of a sentence) and one or more other parts (AFFIXES or SUBORDINATE CLAUSES): In the complex sentence, 'I'd like to go the beach, if it's warm enough', 'I'd like to go to the beach' is the main clause, and 'if it's warm enough' is the subordinate clause.
Compare: COMPOUND adj.
+ noun
1 a group of buildings of a similar type together in one place: a sports complex + an apartment complex + an industrial complex (= a site with many factories)
2 a group of things that are connected: This is just one of a whole complex of issues.
3 (especially in compounds) a mental state that is not normal: to suffer from a guilt complex
4 if sb has a complex about sth, they are worried about it in way that is not normal: Don't mention her weight-she has a complex about it.
Collocation Dictionary

1 set of buildings


huge, large, vast | conference, entertainment, factory, holiday, hospital, housing, industrial, leisure, museum, office, shopping, sports



2 mental/emotional problem


real, terrible | inferiority, superiority | castration, guilt, Oedipus, persecution


have, suffer from | develop, get
Don't keep on at him about his handwriting or he'll get a complex.
| give sb


~ about
She has a complex about her big ears.



be, look, seem, sound | become


enormously, especially, exceedingly, exceptionally, extraordinarily, extremely, highly, hugely, immensely, incredibly, infinitely, particularly, very
This is a highly complex matter.
| increasingly | fairly, quite, rather, relatively, somewhat | surprisingly | unnecessarily | technically
technically complex surgery

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