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multi- comb. form of L. multus much, many; the earliest comps. in Eng. are multiformity, multiloquy (XVI) talkativeness, multifarious (XVII) many and various (L. -fāriam adv.), and the el. becomes prolific later, esp. in techn. use, e.g. multilateral, multinomial (after BINOMIAL) XVII; an ex. of the gen. use is multi-millionaire (XIX).

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multi- • comb. form more than one; many, esp. variegated: multicolor multicultural.

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"multi-." The Oxford Pocket Dictionary of Current English. . Encyclopedia.com. 17 Dec. 2017 <http://www.encyclopedia.com>.

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multi-

multi- prefix denoting many; several.

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