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1. Consisting of nine parts or members.
2. Nine times as much in size, strength, number, or amount.
A ninefold amount or number.

[French nonuple (on the model of quadruple, quadruple), from Latin nōnus, ninth; see nona-.]


(Mathematics) a ninefold number, something consisting of nine parts
(Mathematics) ninefold, nine times (as many or as much)
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Adj.1.nonuple - having nine units or components
multiple - having or involving or consisting of more than one part or entity or individual; "multiple birth"; "multiple ownership"; "made multiple copies of the speech"; "his multiple achievements in public life"; "her multiple personalities"; "a pineapple is a multiple fruit"
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Contrast quaternary and quadruple (4 of) with 8 and 9 letters, quinary and quintuple (5 of) with 7 and 9 letters, septenary and septuple (7) with 9 and 8 letters, and novenary and nonuple (9) with 8 and 7 letters.
La Russie a aisement battu le Bresil, nonuple vainqueur, trois sets a zero (25-23, 25-19, 25-19), dans une revanche de la finale des JO de Londres.
Le nonuple champion du monde, futur retraite, n'a pas gagne son pari de remporter un nouveau et ultime succes sur les chemins forestiers envahis par la neige.