Definition of 'multitude'

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Such ambiguity hides a multitude of sins. Times, Sunday Times (2016)But women are juggling a multitude of tasks. The Sun (2013)You can hide a multitude of sins under stretch leather. Times, Sunday Times (2014)Five loaves and two fish for a multitude of people? Times, Sunday Times (2011)This summer we are covering a multitude of regional classical music festivals. Times, Sunday Times (2009)There is not a multitude of ways to make large service systems responsive to their citizens. Times, Sunday Times (2013)This distinction has in the past caused a multitude of problems. Austin, Valerie Self-Hypnosis (1994)But the scoring spree of the final quarter hid a multitude of sins. Times, Sunday Times (2013)This skirt covers a multitude of sins. Times, Sunday Times (2012)Life ends in a multitude of ways. Times, Sunday Times (2010)And we face a multitude of problems from abroad. Times, Sunday Times (2012)The smile is a big cloak which covers a multitude of pains. Times, Sunday Times (2008)It affects players in a multitude of ways. Times, Sunday Times (2013)In reality, the city is a scavenging multitude in which people find themselves out of necessity. The Times Literary Supplement (2011)Sticking to a monochrome make-up palette will similarly mask a multitude of skin sins. Times, Sunday Times (2014)Go for shorter lengths, which are far more flattering while hiding a multitude of sins. The Sun (2008)We do need to make sure that we do not cause significant problems for disturbed people arriving with us with already a multitude of problems. Times, Sunday Times (2013)The fit she had last week was linked to epilepsy but despite that, the lawyer presses on with a multitude of tasks. The Sun (2016)What will count most now is the way its Government handles the aftermath of the fighting and treats the multitude of displaced people. Times, Sunday Times (2009)

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Translations for 'multitude'

British English: multitude DETERMINER
A multitude of things or people is a very large number of them.
There are a multitude of small quiet roads to cycle along.
  • American English: multitude
  • Brazilian Portuguese: quantidade enorme
  • Chinese: 大批
  • European Spanish: multitud
  • French: multitude
  • German: Vielzahl an
  • Italian: moltitudine
  • Japanese: 多数の
  • Korean: 다수
  • European Portuguese: quantidade enorme
  • Spanish: multitud
British English: multitude NOUN
You can refer to a very large number of people as a multitude.
...surrounded by a noisy multitude.


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