(mŭl′tē-făs′ĭ-tĭd, -tī-)
Having many facets or aspects.


1. (Jewellery) (of a gem) having many facets
2. having many aspects, abilities, etc


(ˌmʌl tiˈf?s ɪ tɪd, ˌmʌl taɪ-)

1. having many facets, as a gem.
2. having many aspects or phases: a multifaceted project.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.multifaceted - having many aspects; "a many-sided subject"; "a multifaceted undertaking"; "multifarious interests"; "the multifarious noise of a great city"; "a miscellaneous crowd"
varied - characterized by variety; "immigrants' varied ethnic and religious traditions"; "his work is interesting and varied"


[ˌmʌltɪˈfæsɪtɪd] ADJ [person] → multifacetico; [job] → con multiples aspectos
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ISLAMABAD, March 21, 2012 (Frontier Star): Australia-Pakistan Joint Trade Committee (JTC) held in Canberra on Tuesday discussed numerous ways and means for expansion of cooperation in multifaceted fields, including grant of greater access to Pakistani products to the Australian market.
Summary: Masdar, Abu Dhabi's multifaceted renewable energy company, and Masdar Institute of Science and Technology, participated in the UAE Student Forum 2011 in Washington that attracted approximately 900 UAE national students from universities across the US.
Summary: TEHRAN (FNA)- The representatives of Iran and the Group 5+1 (China, Russia, France, Britain, the US plus Germany) are scheduled to continue their multifaceted talks on Saturday morning after Tehran offered a set of practical proposals for cooperation to the world powers in the first round of negotiations Friday.

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