multipower

adjective

mul·​ti·​pow·​er ˌməl-tē-ˈpau̇(-ə)r How to pronounce multipower (audio)
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1
: having or involving more than one world power
Yet such is the nature of the 21st century that, within several decades, a multipower world will have emerged …Graham Barrett
2
: capable of operating with or at more than one level of power
a multipower generator/adapter
a multipower scope [=a scope with more than one magnification setting]

Word History

First Known Use

1896, in the meaning defined at sense 1

Time Traveler
The first known use of multipower was in 1896

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Cite this Entry

“Multipower.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/multipower. Accessed 26 May. 2024.

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