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also Oed·i·pal  (ĕd′ə-pəl, ē′də-)
Of, relating to, or characteristic of the Oedipus complex: oedipal conflicts.

oed′i·pal·ly adv.
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(ˈɛd ə pəl, ˈi də-)

adj. (often cap.)
of, characterized by, or resulting from the Oedipus complex.
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[ˈiːdɪpl] ADJ [conflict, situation] → edípico
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