for simplicity's sake

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Definition of for simplicity's sake

: in order to make something simpler and easier For simplicity's sake, we have rounded off the numbers to the nearest whole number.

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“For simplicity's sake.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/for%20simplicity%27s%20sake. Accessed 5 Jul. 2022.

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