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complexify

(kəmˈplɛksɪˌfaɪ)
vb, -fies, -fying or -fied
to make or become complex
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.complexify - have or develop complicating consequences; "These actions will ramify"
change - undergo a change; become different in essence; losing one's or its original nature; "She changed completely as she grew older"; "The weather changed last night"
2.complexify - make complex; "he unnecessarily complexified every problem"
complicate, perplex - make more complicated; "There was a new development that complicated the matter"
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Innovations tend to complexify economic life by forging new connections between old institutions and products and by severing old connections through the provision of new institutions and products.
(3.1.126-28) An Aristotelian-Thomistic explanation of this phenomenon would be to complexify a clear and simple conventional analysis stretching from Dante and Petrarch to Sir Philip Sidney.
Ultimately, the set of seven articles in this special issue, and the other set of five articles published in Asian Ethnicity, serve to nuance and complexify our understandings of the concept of Indigenous Peoples in Southeast Asia.
These findings tend to complexify the classical explanations given to the lack of international circulation of ideas in the social sciences and humanities.
Overall, the approach to assessment is straightforwardly simple and there appears little need to complexify the matter although more detail is available elsewhere (Azibo, 2014a, 42-46, 2016a, in review a).
The "Southern Model" has several heuristic advantages: it allows us to complexify the approaches, covering a reticular field where actors and multiple flows circulate; it brings to the fore a model today subject to strong constraints, due to the demographic, economic and political pressures; by revealing the importance of kinship ties, it requires being concerned with those without a family.
In his book, Stefaniak seeks to complexify the commonly held conception of Schumann as an antivirtuoso polemicist, claiming that his distaste for frivolity and showmanship was only part of Schumann's attitudes about virtuosity.
In this section we drop the reality conditions and complexify all coordinates.
Secondly, life's unique characteristics: metabolism, growth, reproduction, and evolution will be explained employing a broad definition of what it means to complexify matter, where, for example, one component of complexification provides a foundation for understanding the tenacity to persist, and other component definitions provide the underpinning for all of life's unique purposeful characteristics (growth, reproduction, and evolution).
And what about a poetic spirit like Thoreau, whose very mantra was "simplify, simplify," not "complexify, complexify" or it's not poetry.
Multiple meanings of education and schooling emerge not only from academic literature but also from political, professional and media fields, which complexify the relationship between rural schools and the community development that we intend to discuss in this paper.
Several practical barriers will be discussed first, followed by a discussion of the limitations of the EST framework in understanding the complexify of counseling or psychotherapy.