Pronunciation: (mul'tē, -tī), [key]
—n., pl. -tis,
a pattern of several colors or hues, usually in stripes: This dress comes in pink or green multi.
a combining form meaning “many,” “much,” “multiple,” “many times,” “more than one,” “more than two,” “composed of many like parts,” “in many respects,” used in the formation of compound words: multiply; multivitamin. Also, esp. before a vowel,mult-.
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