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multiplicationnoun [U]

 us   /ˌmʌl·tə·plɪˈkeɪ·ʃən/
mathematics the ​process of ​multiplyingnumbers: Emma’s ​learning multiplication (= how to ​multiplynumbers) in ​school.
(Definition of multiplication from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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multiplicationnoun [U]

uk   us   /ˌmʌltɪplɪˈkeɪʃən/
a large ​increase in ​number: the multiplication of sth The multiplication of TV ​channels has inevitably ​led to more ​fragmented viewing.
the mathematical ​process of ​adding one ​number to another a particular ​number of ​times: You should be able to do simple multiplication in your ​head. multiplication ​tables
(Definition of multiplication from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “multiplication”
in Arabic ضَرب (عَملِيّة حِسابِيّة)…
in Korean 곱셈…
in Portuguese multiplicação…
in Catalan multiplicació…
in Japanese 掛け算…
in Turkish çarpma işlemi…
in Russian умножение…
in Italian moltiplicazione…
in Polish mnożenie…
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