multifaceted

[muhl-tee-fas-i-tid, muhl-tahy-] /ˌmʌl tiˈfæs ɪ tɪd, ˌmʌl taɪ-/
adjective
1.
having many facets, as a gem.
2.
having many aspects or phases:
"a multifaceted problem."
Origin
1865–70; multi- + faceted
Example Sentences for multifaceted
Food plays an important role in any culture as a converging point of the multifaceted cultural elements.
See a microscopic close-up of a greenhead fly's multifaceted eyes.
Noise problems are typically complex and multifaceted.
In the field, the sanitary inspector's duties are multifaceted.
In order to truly appreciate this multifaceted metropolis, you may want to do some homework prior to your visit.
But this multifaceted volume is simply bewildering in its discussions of psychology and in its use of anthropological theory.
The reasons bed sharing has increased are multifaceted.
Leadership is a multileveled multifaceted position and the use of the power inherent in position likewise.
Mizrahi's sentimentality may be obvious but his deft use of his material and his principals is sensitive and multifaceted.
Nowadays a multifaceted life is intriguing, but it wasn't always so.
British Dictionary definitions for multifaceted
multifaceted (ˌmʌltɪˈfæsɪtɪd)
 
adj
1.  (of a gem) having many facets
2.  having many aspects, abilities, etc

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Word Origin and History for multifaceted
multifaceted
also multi-faceted, 1870, from multi- + faceted (see facet).
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