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



BrE BrE//ˈkɒmpəzɪt//
; NAmE NAmE//kəmˈpɑːzət//
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[only before noun] made of different parts or materials a composite picture (= one made from several pictures) Word Originlate Middle English (describing a number having more than one digit): via French from Latin compositus, past participle of componere ‘put together’.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: composite

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