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Definition of multitask verb from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

     

    multitask

     verb
    verb
    BrE BrE//ˌmʌltiˈtɑːsk//
     
    ; NAmE NAmE//ˌmʌltiˈtæsk//
     
    Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they multitask
    BrE BrE//ˌmʌltiˈtɑːsk//
     
    ; NAmE NAmE//ˌmʌltiˈtæsk//
     
    he / she / it multitasks
    BrE BrE//ˌmʌltiˈtɑːsks//
     
    ; NAmE NAmE//ˌmʌltiˈtæsks//
     
    past simple multitasked
    BrE BrE//ˌmʌltiˈtɑːskt//
     
    ; NAmE NAmE//ˌmʌltiˈtæskt//
     
    past participle multitasked
    BrE BrE//ˌmʌltiˈtɑːskt//
     
    ; NAmE NAmE//ˌmʌltiˈtæskt//
     
    -ing form multitasking
    BrE BrE//ˌmʌltiˈtɑːskɪŋ//
     
    ; NAmE NAmE//ˌmʌltiˈtæskɪŋ//
     
    Describing work
     
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  1. 1[intransitive] (of a computer) to operate several programs at the same time
  2. 2[intransitive] to do several things at the same time Women seem to be able to multitask better than men. See related entries: Describing work
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: multitask