multiversity

noun

mul·​ti·​ver·​si·​ty ˌməl-tē-ˈvər-sə-tē How to pronounce multiversity (audio)
-stē
plural multiversities
: a very large university with many component schools, colleges, or divisions and widely diverse functions

Examples of multiversity in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The multiversity incorporates the tradition of land-grant universities, established with an eye to industrial-age skill sets. Nathan Heller, The New Yorker, 27 Feb. 2023

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Word History

Etymology

multi- + -versity (in university)

First Known Use

1926, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of multiversity was in 1926

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Cite this Entry

“Multiversity.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/multiversity. Accessed 23 Feb. 2024.

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