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multivariate

[muhl-ti-vair-ee-it] /ˌmʌl tɪˈvɛər i ɪt/
adjective, Statistics.
1.
(of a combined distribution) having more than one variate or variable.
Origin
1925-1930
1925-30; multi- + variate
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British Dictionary definitions for multi variate

multivariate

/ˌmʌltɪˈvɛərɪɪt/
adjective
1.
(statistics) (of a distribution) involving a number of distinct, though not usually independent, random variables
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Word Origin and History for multi variate

multivariate

adj.

1928, from multi- + -variate, from Latin variatio (see variation).

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multi variate in Science
multivariate
  (mŭl'tē-vâr'ē-ĭt, -āt')   
Having or involving more than one variable.
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