Definition of polyvalent adjective from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

     

    polyvalent

     adjective
    adjective
    BrE BrE//ˌpɒliˈveɪlənt//
     
    ; NAmE NAmE//ˌpɑːliˈveɪlənt//
     
     
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  1. 1(chemistry) having a valency of 3 or more
  2. 2(formal) having many different functions or forms polyvalent managerial skills
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: polyvalent