Definition of multipartite
1 : divided into several or many parts
2 : having numerous members or signatories
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In his music for solo trumpet and electronics, sound becomes a multipartite substance, hard to visualize but easy to get lost inside.
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Origin and Etymology of multipartite
Latin multipartitus, from multi- + partitus, past participle of partire to divide, from part-, pars part
First Known Use: 1656See Words from the same year
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