complication · noun C /ˌkɑm.pləˈkeɪ.ʃən/Full view
Nouns: complication
Adjectives: complicated
Verbs: complicate
complication (DIFFICULTY)
C1 something which makes a situation more difficult
Dictionary example:

We want to sign the contract, but there are several complications.

Learner example:

As you have already correctly mentioned in your memorandum, we indeed face some complications in our resort. (Certificate in Advanced English; C1; Czech)

complication (MEDICAL PROBLEM)
C2 a new medical problem that develops when you are already ill
Dictionary example:

Eye problems can be a complication of diabetes.

Learner example:

Disregarding recommendations given by nutrition experts can pose a great threat to our longevity, namely because of cardio-vascular complications. (Certificate of Proficiency in English; C2; French)

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