multiplicity multiplicity  /ˌməl tə ˈplɪ sɪ ti/


  1. (n) the property of being multiple
  2. (n) a large number



  1. Asia, with it's multiplicity of cultures and customs, is a particularly difficult terrain.
  2. One safeguard is a multiplicity of signatures.
  3. ''Many Americans, facing the atomic age and the multiplicity of postwar problems, have lost confidence in free will and their ability to control their destiny.


  1. BLOW: Reflecting on the dream

    Today, we should define ourselves less by our multiplicity of interests, and more by a common dedication to our city at large.
    on August 28, 2013     Source: Yale Daily News

  2. Today's Top 5: Monday

    Here are the five best events going down in Charlotte and the surrounding area today, Aug. 26, 2013 as selected by the folks at Creative Loafing . * Multiplicity exhibit at UNC-Charlotte Galleries * Knocturnal at Snug Harbor * The Monday Night All Stars at Double Door Inn * Trivia at Sir Edmond Halley's * Find Your Muse at The Evening Muse [ Subscribe to the comments on this story ]
    on August 26, 2013     Source: Creative Loafing Charlotte


  1. "She's got a great national presence and this is becoming a national primary," Bush told Sammon. "And therefore the person with the national presence, who has got the ability to raise enough money to sustain an effort in a multiplicity of...
    on Sep 24, 2007 By: President Bush Source: Forbes

  2. "In the light of the confused past history of the Kohinoor diamond, the clear British title to it and the multiplicity of claims which would undoubtedly be made to it if its future were ever thought to be in doubt, I could not advise her majesty the...
    on Dec 28, 2006 By: James Callaghan Source: Pakistan Dawn

  3. On a conference call, Rubin said he wants someone at Citigroup with the capacity to "relate ...... to the multiplicity of businesses this institution has."
    on Nov 5, 2007 By: Robert Rubin Source:

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