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polymorphous

adjective uk   /ˌpɒl.ɪˈmɔː.fəs/ us    /ˌpɑː.lɪˈmɔːr-/ formal
having or experiencing many different forms or stages of development: Intelligence is a polymorphous concept.
Translations of “polymorphous”
in Chinese (Traditional) 發展呈多形式的,多態的, 變態的…
in Chinese (Simplified) 发展呈多形式的,多态的, 变态的…
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