mul·​ti·​us·​er | \ˌməl-tī-ˈyü-zər, -tē-, -ti-\

Definition of multiuser 

: able to be used by more than one person simultaneously

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Community Social networks and wikis that have quickly developed an extraordinarily active multiuser community and an exceptional following of users who assist with content development. Michael Calore, WIRED, "Gowalla Tops Foursquare at SXSW Web Awards (But Benson Smokes ’em All)," 14 Mar. 2010

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1964, in the meaning defined above

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English Language Learners Definition of multiuser

computers : able to be used by more than one person at a time

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