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multiple

  
  
collective, manifold, many, multitudinous, numerous, several, sundry, various  
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multiple

  
  ( 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.  
  (BRIT)  
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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exp.
spams delivery using multiple IPs and domains in order to avoid filters
adj.
with a complex structure; difficult to approach; multiple problems generator
n.
network-based services that makes information available from multiple electronic devices by linking it to an account
[Tech.]
n.
a person who accesses the Internet from multiple devices (computer, tablet, mobile phone...)

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