multipower

adjective
mul·​ti·​pow·​er | \ ˌməl-tē-ˈpau̇(-ə)r How to pronounce multipower (audio) , -ˌtī- \

Definition of multipower

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]

First Known Use of multipower

1896, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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“Multipower.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/multipower. Accessed 30 Sep. 2020.

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