Technicality Tech`ni*cal"i*ty, n.; pl. {Technicalities}. 1. The quality or state of being technical; technicalness. [1913 Webster]

2. That which is technical, or peculiar to any trade, profession, sect, or the like. [1913 Webster]

The technicalities of the sect. --Palfrey. [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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