Multiplicity
Multiplicity Mul`ti*plic"ity, n. [Cf. F. multiplicit['e].] The quality of being multiple, manifold, or various; a state of being many; a multitude; as, a multiplicity of thoughts or objects. ``A multiplicity of goods.'' --South. [1913 Webster]

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  • multiplicity —    by Jonathan Roffe    Multiplicity is arguably Deleuze s most important concept. It is found throughout his work, and is the basis for other important concepts such as rhizome, assemblage, and concept itself. It is also one of Deleuze s most… …   The Deleuze dictionary

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