Multipartite
Multipartite Mul*tip"ar*tite, a. [L. multipartitus multus much, many partitus divided, p. p.: cf. F. multipartite. See {Partite}.] Divided into many parts; having several parts. [1913 Webster]

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  • multipartite — (adj.) also multi partite, 1721, from L. multipartitus divided into many parts, from multi (see MULTI (Cf. multi )) + partitus (see PARTITION (Cf. partition)) …   Etymology dictionary

  • multipartite — [mul΄tə pär′tīt΄] adj. [L multipartitus < multi , MULTI + pars (gen. partis), PART2] 1. divided into many parts 2. MULTILATERAL (sense 2) …   English World dictionary

  • multipartite — multipartisme [ myltipartism ] n. m. • 1952; de multi et parti ♦ Système politique dans lequel il existe plus d un parti. ⇒ pluripartisme. Passer d un régime à parti unique au multipartisme. Adj. MULTIPARTITE . Démocratie multipartite. ●… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • multipartite — adjective Etymology: Latin multipartitus, from multi + partitus, past participle of partire to divide, from part , pars part Date: 1656 1. divided into several or many parts 2. having numerous members or signatories < a multipartite treaty > …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • multipartite — adj. [L. multus, many; partitis, divided] Divided into many parts …   Dictionary of invertebrate zoology

  • multipartite — /mul ti pahr tuyt/, adj. 1. divided into several or many parts; having several or many divisions. 2. multilateral (def. 2). [1715 25; < L multipartitus divided into many parts. See MULTI , PARTITE] * * * …   Universalium

  • multipartite — adjective a) Divided into multiple parts b) Involving multiple nations; multilateral …   Wiktionary

  • multipartite — (mul ti par ti t ) adj. Terme didactique. Qui est partagé en un grand nombre de parties.    Terme de botanique. Divisé très profondément en un nombre indéterminé de lanières. ÉTYMOLOGIE    Multi..., et le lat. partitus, partagé …   Dictionnaire de la Langue Française d'Émile Littré

  • multipartite — mÊŒltɪ pÉ‘rtaɪt / pɑːt adj. having multiple parts, having multiple pieces …   English contemporary dictionary

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