multiplication

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English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Middle French, from Old French multiplicacion, from Latin multiplicatio

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  • (US) IPA(key): /ˌmʌltəplɪˈkeɪʃən/, [ˌmʌltɪ̈plɪˈkʰeɪ̯ʃ(ɪ̈)n]
  • Rhymes: -eɪʃən


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multiplication (countable and uncountable, plural multiplications)

  1. (uncountable, mathematics) The process of computing the sum of a number with itself a specified number of times, or any other analogous binary operation that combines other mathematical objects.
  2. (countable) A calculation involving multiplication.
    The teacher set us ten multiplications as homework.

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French[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /myl.ti.pli.ka.sjɔ̃/
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Noun[edit]

multiplication f (plural multiplications)

  1. multiplication (process)

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