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 (mŭl′tē-făs′ĭ-tĭd, -tī-)
Having many facets or aspects.
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1. (Jewellery) (of a gem) having many facets
2. having many aspects, abilities, etc
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(ˌmʌl tiˈfæs ɪ tɪd, ˌmʌl taɪ-)

1. having many facets, as a gem.
2. having many aspects or phases: a multifaceted project.
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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"
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Having many aspects, uses, or abilities:
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[ˌmʌltɪˈfæsɪtɪd] ADJ [person] → multifacético; [job] → con múltiples aspectos
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