multifarious

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin multifārius.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (UK) IPA(key): /ˈmʌl.tɪˌfeə(ɹ).i.əs/, /ˈmʌl.tɪiˌfeə(ɹ).i.əs/

Adjective[edit]

multifarious (comparative more multifarious, superlative most multifarious)

  1. Having multiplicity; having great diversity or variety; of various kinds; diversified; made up of many differing parts; manifold.
    • 2005, Plato, Sophist (translation by Lesley Brown), 225c.
      It is divided into parts that are too small and multifarious.
  2. (law, of lawsuits) in which a party or a cause of action has been improperly or wrongfully joined together in the same suit, as in a misjoinder.[1] This may be a result of a joinder of unrelated, distinct, and independent parties or matters.

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References[edit]

  1. ^ "multifarious", Your Dictionary.