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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.
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