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"manifold" in British English

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manifoldadjective

uk   /ˈmæn.ɪ.fəʊld/  us   /-foʊld/ formal
many and of several different ​types: Despite her manifold ​faults, she was a ​strongleader.

manifoldnoun [C]

uk   /ˈmæn.ɪ.fəʊld/  us   /-foʊld/ specialized
a ​pipe or ​closedspace in a ​machine that has several ​openings, ​allowingliquids and ​gases to ​enter and ​leave
(Definition of manifold from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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manifoldadjective [not gradable]

 us   /ˈmæn·əˌfoʊld/ fml
many and of different ​types: Our organization’s ​problems are manifold – too few ​members, too little ​money, and ​poormanagement.
(Definition of manifold from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “manifold”
in Chinese (Simplified) 繁多的,多种多样的…
in Chinese (Traditional) 繁多的,多種多樣的…
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