mul·​ti·​vol·​ume ˌməl-tē-ˈväl-(ˌ)yüm How to pronounce multivolume (audio)
: composed of multiple volumes (see volume entry 1 sense 4a)
It is the third in a multivolume biography of Roosevelt and his times …Irving Howe

Examples of multivolume in a Sentence

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Word History

First Known Use

1898, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of multivolume was in 1898

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“Multivolume.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 28 May. 2024.

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