Definitions

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • Resembling, pertaining to many or many things.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • A prefix signifying much or many; several; more than one.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. An element in many words of Latin origin or formation. meaning ‘many’ or ‘much.’

Etymologies

From Latin multi (multus) (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • She even borrowed my brothers' multi- colored plastic toy horses to pull it from their cowboys and Indians set.

    Lonna Saunders: Gatsby, Winter Carnival, and Me

  • It must be time for donor governments and multi- or bi-lateral agencies to stop just talking about accountability and governance and start backing those individuals and organizations that really do deliver day after day.

    Sarah Brown: Meeting the Need for Health Workers

  • True enough, since the mid-1990s when good governance reforms were made a precondition for aid by multi- and bilateral donors, many "big fish" have been caught, including no less than the former presidents and prime ministers of Nicaragua, Peru, Thailand, the Philippines, Indonesia, Malawi and Zambia.

    Why business should care about fighting corruption | Eric Gutierrez

  • Those trappings include, of course, a multi- million-dollar company he pays his staff extraordinarily well, in addition to the aforementioned health benefits, luxury cars, a beautiful home, and amazing vacations.

    The 7

  • This remains a matter of urgency given the high prevalence of multi-/extensively drug-resistant TB M/XDR TB in the region.

    Drug-resistant TB threat grows in Europe

  • Harriette Cole is a professional life coach, has authored several books, and reaches a broad multi- ethnic audience with her nationally syndicated advice column, “Sense and Sensitivity.”

    The 10 Best Questions

  • Nearly $200 billion in government bailout funding was required and the company reported multi- billion dollar losses in 2008 to report some of the largest quarterly losses in company history.

    Forbes.com: News

  • "I have had discussions with them to outline what a multi- year would look like," he said.

  • Guentzel, who signed a multi- year contract to be the associate head coach, started work Wednesday.

    StarTribune.com rss feed

  • With Dusond ph, hopefully it will be even lower, and that will have yet another impact on balance systems, and that will differentiate us from the standard multi- and also the thin-film technologies in a big way on the balance system.

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