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



BrE BrE//ˌmʌltɪplɪˈkeɪʃn//
; NAmE NAmE//ˌmʌltɪplɪˈkeɪʃn//
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the act or process of multiplying the multiplication sign (×) Multiplication of cells leads to rapid growth of the organism. compare division Word Originlate Middle English: from Old French, or from Latin multiplicatio(n-), from multiplicare.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: multiplication

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