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English definition of “manifold”

manifold

adjective uk   /ˈmæn.ɪ.fəʊld/ us    /-foʊld/ formal
many and of several different types: Despite her manifold faults, she was a strong leader.Plenty and abundant

manifold

noun [C] uk   /ˈmæn.ɪ.fəʊld/ us    /-foʊld/ specialized
a pipe or closed space in a machine that has several openings, allowing liquids and gases to enter and leaveMachine parts
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