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sophistication

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the state or quality of having many interrelated parts or aspects
  • the engine's sophistication requires that all repairs be done by an experienced mechanic

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The first known use of sophistication was in the 15th century

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“Sophistication.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/sophistication. Accessed 15 Oct. 2021.

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