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multiple

adjective [not gradable]  /ˈmʌl·tə·pəl/ us  

multiple adjective [not gradable] (MANY)

consisting of or involving many things or types of things: Make multiple copies of the report.

multiple

noun [C]  /ˈmʌl·tə·pəl/ us  

multiple noun [C] (NUMBER)

mathematics a number that results from multiplying one number by another when at least one of them is a whole number (= a number with no part of a number after it): 18 is a multiple of 3, because 6×3=18.
Translations of “multiple”
in Spanish múltiple…
in French multiple…
in German vielfach, Massen-……
in Chinese (Traditional) 多個的, 多種的…
in Russian множественный…
in Turkish çoklu, muhtelif, çok…
in Chinese (Simplified) 多个的, 多种的…
in Polish wielokrotny, liczny, wieloraki…
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