HyperDic: technicality

English > 2 senses of the word technicality:
NOUNstatetechnicalitythe state of being technical as in the use of technical terms or methods
cognitiontechnicalitya specific detail in a set of rules or terms belonging to a particular field
technicality > pronunciation
Soundsteh.knihkae'lihtiy
Rhymesability ... zloty: 638 rhymes with tiy...
English > technicality: 2 senses > noun 1, state
MeaningThe state of being technical as in the use of technical terms or methods.
Examples
  • "the judicial system suffered from too much technicality and formality"
  • "It is a tribute to the tribunals that the technicality at the heart of the appellate process in these tribunals can and does coexist with the relative informality in atmosphere and with procedural flexibility."
BroaderstateThe way something is with respect to its main attributes
Adjectivestechnicalcharacterizing or showing skill in or specialized knowledge of applied arts and sciences
English > technicality: 2 senses > noun 2, cognition
MeaningA specific detail in a set of rules or terms belonging to a particular field.
Examples
  • "the resolution died on a technicality"
  • "the defendant was acquitted on a legal technicality"
Broaderdetail, item, pointAn isolated fact that is considered separately from the whole
Spanishfruslería, futilidad, nimiedad, pamema, pequeñez, tecnicismo
Catalanbagatel·la, fotesa, futilitat, nimietat, petitesa
Adjectivestechnicalaccording to strict interpretation of the law or set of rules

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