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technicality

noun tech·ni·cal·i·ty \ˌtek-nə-ˈka-lə-tē\

: a small detail in a rule, law, etc., and especially one that forces an unwanted or unexpected result

: something that is understood by experts but usually not by other people

plural tech·ni·cal·i·ties

Full Definition of TECHNICALITY

1
:  something technical; especially :  a detail meaningful only to a specialist <a legal technicality>
2
:  the quality or state of being technical

Examples of TECHNICALITY

  1. These cases were dropped because of legal technicalities.

First Known Use of TECHNICALITY

1776
TECHNICALITIES Defined for Kids

technicality

noun tech·ni·cal·i·ty \ˌtek-nə-ˈka-lə-tē\
plural tech·ni·cal·i·ties

Definition of TECHNICALITY for Kids

:  something that is understood only by a person with special training <a legal technicality>

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