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Meaning of “multitude” in the English Dictionary

"multitude" in British English

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multitudenoun

uk   /ˈmʌl.tɪ.tjuːd/  us   /-t̬ə.tuːd/ formal
a multitude of a ​largenumber of ​people or things: The ​city has a multitude of ​problems, from ​homelessness to ​drugs and ​murder. This ​case has ​raised a multitude of ​questions.the multitude a ​largecrowd of ​people: He ​stepped out onto the ​balcony to ​address the multitude below.the multitudes [plural] largenumbers of ​people: the multitudes using the internetthe multitude the ​ordinarypeople who ​form the ​largestgroup in a ​society
(Definition of multitude from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"multitude" in American English

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multitudenoun

 us   /ˈmʌl·tɪˌtud/
a ​largenumber of things: [U] Two ​largecircles are ​surrounded by a multitude of ​small, ​colorfulsquares. [pl] As ​manager of the ​restaurant, his ​job is to ​feed the multitudes (= ​largenumbers of ​people).
(Definition of multitude from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “multitude”
in Spanish multitud, muchedumbre…
in Vietnamese vô số…
in Malaysian banyak…
in Thai จำนวนมาก, ฝูง…
in French multitude…
in German die Menge…
in Chinese (Simplified) 大众,民众…
in Turkish bir sürü/bir yığın/çok fazla/kalabalık/kişi veya şey…
in Russian множество…
in Indonesian banyak…
in Chinese (Traditional) 大眾,民眾…
in Polish mnogość…
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