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English definition of “multiple”

multiple

noun [C] (NUMBER)    /ˈmʌl.tɪ.pl̩/ US  /-t̬ɪ-/
a number that can be divided by a smaller number an exact number of times : 18 is a multiple of 3, because 18 = 3 x 6.Terms for numbers
(Definition of multiple noun (NUMBER) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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