multifaceted multifaceted  /ˌməl ti ˈfæ sə tɪd/


  • (adj) having many aspects


  1. Martin's wars are multifaceted and ambiguous, as are the men and women who wage them and the gods who watch them and chortle, and somehow that makes them mean more.
  2. Wolfean devotees have contended that their hero's infinite array of adroit solutions stemmed from his creator's multifaceted life.
  3. What's needed is not the sloganeering of certain politicians but a clear-eyed, multifaceted policy.


  1. Do women know which lifestyle choices may affect cancer risk?

    ( Mary Ann Liebert, Inc./Genetic Engineering News ) A multifaceted new survey determined how women view diet and exercise in relationship to cancer and whether they believe they are engaging in healthy behaviors, and whether their diet and exercise choices really meet the minimum recommendations.
    on June 11, 2013     Source: EurekAlert!

  2. Preparing Elementary Students for the Next Generation Science Standards

    Preparing for tomorrow is what this multifaceted book is all about. With contributions from Arne Duncan, U.S. Secretary of Education; Steven Chu, former U.S. Secretary of Energy; a
    on June 11, 2013     Source: Business Wire via Yahoo! Finance

  3. Carolyn O'Donnell: Salinas Valley strawberry farmers face the future

    Agriculture is a multifaceted, multibillion-dollar dimension of the Monterey County landscape. I proudly represent one small berry that makes big difference in the lives of hundreds of residents and businesses in the community: strawberries.
    on June 10, 2013     Source: The Salinas Californian

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