Definition of 'multiple'
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The world record has come down by about two minutes over multiple attempts across a decade. Times, Sunday Times (2016) Multiple applications from the same household will ALL be cancelled. The Sun (2016)And all on a multiple of ten times, yielding 4.4 per cent. Times, Sunday Times (2016)This means that individual parts are used across multiple brands and models, which means a fault in any one part can have far-reaching implications. Computing (2010)ONE in five British men wear the same pair of pants multiple times before washing them - but just six per cent of women. The Sun (2016)You can also use multiple pendants over kitchen islands. Times, Sunday Times (2015)The commercial expeditions argue that they already pay many multiples of the average wage for the area. Times, Sunday Times (2014)Offer applies to multiples of six across wine and champagne. The Sun (2014)Worse yet is when multiple numbers flash. Christianity Today (2000)There were multiple injuries to one officer until they learned they were allergic to ink. The Sun (2013)The attack left him with multiple wounds to his upper limbs. Times, Sunday Times (2016)The dad of one died of multiple injuries. The Sun (2006)Five of the top ten clinics for live births are also in the top ten for multiple births. Times, Sunday Times (2006)Previous research has suggested that the use of multiple digital devices simultaneously can change the structure of the brain. Times, Sunday Times (2014)When you are dealing with multiple agencies and many different people you may get confused and forget who said what to whom. The Guide to Lesbian and Gay Parenting (1993)Twins and triplets have a higher risk of disability and fertility doctors agree that the number of multiple births should be lower. Times, Sunday Times (2013)Many of the teams the men and women will be playing against have competed in multiple Paralympics. Times, Sunday Times (2012)It will grow to about 24 inches and give multiple blooms six to eight weeks after planting. Times, Sunday Times (2008)Banks and building societies allow up to four people to get a joint mortgage, although they tend to lend on multiples of the two highest incomes. Times, Sunday Times (2013)
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Translations for 'multiple'
British English: multiple ADJECTIVE
You use multiple to describe things that consist of many parts, involve many people, or have many uses.
He died of multiple injuries.
British English: multiple NOUN
If one number is a multiple of a smaller number, it can be exactly divided by that smaller number.
Their numerical system was based on multiples of the number six.
Definition of multiple from the Collins English Dictionary
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