multipolar

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From multi- +‎ polar.

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multipolar ‎(comparative more multipolar, superlative most multipolar)

  1. (physics, biology) Having more than two poles. [from 19th c.]
  2. (politics) Having multiple centres of political or military influence [from 20th c.]
    • 2012, Christopher Clark, The Sleepwalkers, Penguin 2013, p. 121:
      The first diagram reveals a multi-polar system, in which a plurality of forces and interests balance each other in precarious equilibrium.

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Romanian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowing from French multipolaire.

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  • IPA(key): /ˌmul.ti.poˈlar/

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multipolar 4 nom/acc forms

  1. multipolar

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