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[men-ee-wuhn; usually read as men-ee-tuh-wuhn] /ˈmɛn iˈwʌn; usually read as ˈmɛn i təˈwʌn/
adjective, Logic, Mathematics
1.
(of a relation) having the property that each element is assigned to one element only but that many elements may be assigned to the same element.
Origin
1905-1910
1905-10
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British Dictionary definitions for many one

many-one

adjective
1.
(maths, logic) (of a function) associating a single element of a range with more than one member of the domain
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