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"multitude" in British English

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multitudenoun

uk   /ˈmʌl.tɪ.tʃuːd/ us   /ˈmʌl.tə.tuːd/ formal
a multitude of
a large number 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 large crowd of people: He stepped out onto the balcony to address the multitude below.
the multitudes
[plural] large numbers of people: the multitudes using the internet
the multitude
the ordinary people who form the largest group 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 large number of things: [U] Two large circles are surrounded by a multitude of small, colorful squares. [pl] As manager of the restaurant, his job is to feed the multitudes (= large numbers 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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