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multipartite

[muhl-ti-pahr-tahyt] /ˌmʌl tɪˈpɑr taɪt/
adjective
1.
divided into several or many parts; having several or many divisions.
2.
multilateral (def 2).
Origin
1715-1725
1715-25; < Latin multipartītus divided into many parts. See multi-, partite
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multipartite

/ˌmʌltɪˈpɑːtaɪt/
adjective
1.
divided into many parts or sections
2.
(government) a less common word for multilateral
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Word Origin and History for multipartite
adj.

also multi-partite, 1721, from Latin multipartitus "divided into many parts," from multi- (see multi-) + partitus, past participle of partire "to divide" (see partition).

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