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collective, manifold, many, multitudinous, numerous, several, sundry, various  
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  ( multiples    plural  )
1       adj   You use multiple to describe things that consist of many parts, involve many people, or have many uses.  
usu ADJ n  
He died of multiple injuries..., The most common multiple births are twins, two babies born at the same time.     
2       n-count   If one number is a multiple of a smaller number, it can be exactly divided by that smaller number.  
N of n  
Their numerical system, derived from the Babylonians, was based on multiples of the number six.     
3       n-count   A multiple or a multiple store is a shop with a lot of branches in different towns.  
It made it almost impossible for the smaller retailer to compete against the multiples.     

multiple choice      , multiple-choice  
In a multiple choice test or question, you have to choose the answer that you think is right from several possible answers that are listed on the question paper.      adj   usu ADJ n  
multiple sclerosis     
Multiple sclerosis is a serious disease of the nervous system, which gradually makes a person weaker, and sometimes affects their sight or speech. The abbreviation MS is also used.      n-uncount  

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a person who accesses the Internet from multiple devices (computer, tablet, mobile phone...)
spams delivery using multiple IPs and domains in order to avoid filters
with a complex structure; difficult to approach; multiple problems generator
network-based services that makes information available from multiple electronic devices by linking it to an account
In computer science, the File Allocation Table (FAT) is a file system popularized by Microsoft in the 1980's in their earliest computers. The FAT file system has continued to be developed and now comes in multiple varieties such as FAT12, FAT16, FAT32 and ExFAT.
[Tech.];[Comp.] Look at that floppy disk, see if it is formatted with the FAT file system.
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