multipart

adjective

mul·​ti·​part ˌməl-tē-ˈpärt How to pronounce multipart (audio)
-ˌtī-
: having or consisting of more than one part
multipart harmony
a multipart story/documentary

Examples of multipart in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Live Coverage Feed 20 hours ago Podcast: Chasing the Base WSJ's What's News podcast has launched Chasing the Base, a multipart series looking at what's driving support from GOP voters. WSJ, 16 Jan. 2024 Another company, Rabbit, plans to show off this month a handheld device that can tackle complicated, multipart voice commands that Siri and Alexa wouldn’t know how to handle. Chris Velazco, Washington Post, 8 Jan. 2024 The multipart series of stories showed Kentucky was using an outdated form of reading instruction called balanced literacy — one that had been banned in other states. Staff Reports, The Courier-Journal, 3 Jan. 2024 Ankush Malik, a migrant influencer from India, documented his journey from India to the United States last year, kissing his grandmother goodbye at the start of his multipart YouTube series. Julie Turkewitz, New York Times, 20 Dec. 2023 This was the multipart government plan to promote competition in the meat industry in action: The Department of Agriculture had referred the case to the Justice Department. H. Claire Brown, New York Times, 29 Nov. 2023 Most cars use mechanical links and a multipart suspension system to steer, brake, and isolate imperfections in the road’s surface. IEEE Spectrum, 1 Nov. 2023 The Oscar winner delivered the devastating news on Thursday by sharing a multipart post and extended caption on her grid, before amplifying it on her Instagram Stories as well. Hanna Lustig, Glamour, 20 Oct. 2023 Yet sentence structure is only one aspect of the complex, multipart system that is language. Christine Kenneally, Scientific American, 17 Oct. 2023 See More

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Word History

First Known Use

1898, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of multipart was in 1898

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“Multipart.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/multipart. Accessed 25 Feb. 2024.

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