Definition of multiplicity noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



BrE BrE//ˌmʌltɪˈplɪsəti//
; NAmE NAmE//ˌmʌltɪˈplɪsəti//
[singular, uncountable] (formal)
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a great number and variety of something This situation can be influenced by a multiplicity of different factors. Word Origin late Middle English: from late Latin multiplicitas, from Latin multiplex ‘multiple’.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: multiplicity