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multilevel

[muhl-ti-lev-uh l] /ˌmʌl tɪˈlɛv əl/
adjective
1.
having different levels or planes:
a multilevel stage set.
Also, multileveled.
Origin
1950-1955
1950-55; multi- + level
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Examples from the web for multilevel
  • Squares and rectangles appear throughout the garden and shape three multilevel backyard patios connected by wide stairs.
  • They are rebranding it as multilevel selection theory: selection constantly takes place on multiple levels simultaneously.
  • They can nest within one another, forming a multilevel mosaic.
  • The process might well be endless, paralyzing deals and complicating intricate multilevel negotiations.
  • One aim was to develop what are called multilevel secure wide-area networks.
  • multilevel security prevents users from interfering with one another.
  • Throughout human history, warring human factions would have experienced these kinds of multilevel selection pressures.
  • Priests burned offerings at the top of the multilevel platforms, as each layer of society gazed up from its proper elevation.
  • Other holes that golfers navigate include a maze and a few multilevel shots.
  • The club boasts a multilevel layout and strives for an upscale atmosphere and sophisticated clientele.
Word Origin and History for multilevel
adj.

also multi-level, 1952, from multi- + level.

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper
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