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Meaning of "multivocal" in the English dictionary

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ETYMOLOGY OF THE WORD MULTIVOCAL

From Latin multus many + vocare to call; on the model of equivocal.
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PRONUNCIATION OF MULTIVOCAL

multivocal  [ˌmʌltɪˈvəʊkəl] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF MULTIVOCAL

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Multivocal is an adjective.
The adjective is the word that accompanies the noun to determine or qualify it.

WHAT DOES MULTIVOCAL MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Definition of multivocal in the English dictionary

The definition of multivocal in the dictionary is having many meanings.


WORDS THAT RHYME WITH MULTIVOCAL


afocal
ˈeɪˌfəʊkəl
bifocal
baɪˈfəʊkəl
confocal
kɒnˈfəʊkəl
focal
ˈfəʊkəl
hyperfocal
ˌhaɪpəˈfəʊkəl
interlocal
ˌɪntəˈləʊkəl
local
ˈləʊkəl
multifocal
ˌmʌltɪˈfəʊkəl
nonlocal
nɒnˈləʊkəl
nonvocal
ˌnɒnˈvəʊkəl
parfocal
pɑːˈfəʊkəl
semivocal
ˌsɛmɪˈvəʊkəl
socle
ˈsəʊkəl
subvocal
sʌbˈvəʊkəl
trifocal
traɪˈfəʊkəl
univocal
ˌjuːnɪˈvəʊkəl
unvocal
ʌnˈvəʊkəl
varifocal
ˈvɛərɪˌfəʊkəl
vocal
ˈvəʊkəl
yokel
ˈjəʊkəl

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE MULTIVOCAL

multiunit
multiuse
multivalence
multivalency
multivalent
multivariable
multivariate
multivarious
multiverse
multiversity
multivibrator
multivious
multivitamin
multivoltine
multivolume
multiwall
multiwarhead
multiwavelength
multiwindow
multiyear

WORDS THAT END LIKE MULTIVOCAL

epifocal
equivocal
irreciprocal
matrifocal
matrilocal
nonfocal
nonreciprocal
patrifocal
pedocal
reciprocal
unequivocal
uxorilocal
virilocal

Synonyms and antonyms of multivocal in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «multivocal» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF MULTIVOCAL

Find out the translation of multivocal to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of multivocal from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «multivocal» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

多义
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

multivocal
570 millions of speakers

English

multivocal
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

multivocal
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

multivocal
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

multivocal
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

multivocal
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

নানার্থক
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

multivocal
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Multivocal
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

stimmigen
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

多義
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

multivocal
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Multivocal
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

multivocal
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

multivocal
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

बहुभाषिक
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

multivocal
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

multivocale
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

multivocal
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

multivocal
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

polisemantic
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

multivocal
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

veelstemmige
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

multivocal
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

multivocal
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of multivocal

TRENDS

TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «MULTIVOCAL»

The term «multivocal» is used very little and occupies the 156.106 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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Principal search tendencies and common uses of multivocal
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «MULTIVOCAL» OVER TIME

The graph expresses the annual evolution of the frequency of use of the word «multivocal» during the past 500 years. Its implementation is based on analysing how often the term «multivocal» appears in digitalised printed sources in English between the year 1500 and the present day.

Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about multivocal

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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «MULTIVOCAL»

Discover the use of multivocal in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to multivocal and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
1
Indigenous North American Drama: A Multivocal History
Traces the historical dimensions of Native North American drama using a critical perspective.
Birgit Däwes, 2013
2
History is in the Land: Multivocal Tribal Traditions in ...
This book explores the multiple cultural meanings, historical interpretations, and cosmological values of this extraordinary region by combining archaeological and historical sources with the ethnographic perspectives of four contemporary ...
Thomas John Ferguson, John Stephen Colwell-Chanthaphonh, 2006
3
Unearthing Collaboration: Community and Multivocal ...
The Kaqchikel Maya of Tecpan, Guatemala are involved in their past and their future.
Anne E. Kraemer, 2008
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A Hermeneutical Analysis of Communication Strategies of ...
Collectively, these stories form narratives through which key ideas are developed and understood.
Ashley Denise Ripple, 2009
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Relating: Dialogues and Dialectics
Dialogic contradictions are thus multivocal, not binary. In its attempt to reduce the complex multivocal- ity of social life to the single, binary contradiction surrounding the forces of economic production and consumption, Bakhtin regarded ...
Leslie A. Baxter, Barbara M. Montgomery, 1996
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New Playwriting Strategies: Language and Media in the 21st ...
Faceting and the multivocal character Faceting a (Read Wellman's Bitter Bierce.) (Read We 1. This exercise can be used to create the multivocal character from scratch, or to identify the multivocal components in an already constructed ...
Paul C. Castagno, 2011
7
Vocabulary Instruction for English Language Learners in ...
The population of students for whom English is second language is growing and the academic success of this group is of great concern for educators.
Tanya D. Whiteman, 2008
8
Communicatively Constructing Identities: An Exploration of ...
As the number of families formed through visible adoption continues to increase, so does the need to understand how members of these families communicatively experience their relationships.
Meredith Marko, 2006
9
ARCHAEOLOGIES OF PLACEMAKING: MONUMENTS, MEMORIES, AND ...
CHAPTER. 3. Always. Multivocal. and. Multivalent. Conceptualizing. Archaeological. Landscapes. in. Arizona's. San. Pedro. Valley. Chip Colwell- Chanthaphonh, T. J. Ferguson, and Roger Anyon Reeve Ruin is perched on a mesa overlooking ...
Patricia E Rubertone, 2009
10
Speaking the Incomprehensible God: Thomas Aquinas on the ...
commentators and Maimonides, who restricted analogia to its original meaning of proportion, Thomas may mean by it either proportionality or multivocal equivocity. In one text he weaves, somewhat like Boethius, the Aristotelian themes of ...
Gregory P Rocca, 2004

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «MULTIVOCAL»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term multivocal is used in the context of the following news items.
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Think like everyone in your team
Central to Cosimo's success was what I call "multivocal leadership." Multivocal leaders identify directly or vicariously with a diverse set of ... «The Australian Financial Review, Jul 15»
2
Great Leaders Can Think Like Each Member of Their Team
Central to Cosimo's success was what I think of as “multivocal leadership.” Multivocal leadership is not about gaining technical proficiency in ... «blogs.hbr.org, Jul 15»
3
The Raj At War: A People's History of India's Second World War by …
There are echoes of Chughtai's heroine in many the characters in The Raj at War, Yasmin Khan's splendid and multivocal account of India's ... «The Independent, Jul 15»
4
Cover to Cover with Jack Foley – July 1, 2015
Back is able to use open field composition, multivocal address, polyvalent textures, and a particularly disturbing fractured form of couplet to ... «kpfa 94.1fm, Jul 15»
5
An enigma resolved: The choral works of Olivier Messiaen flourish in …
“They could improvise in a group and also sing in multivocal compositional techniques.” And he found within it the perfect expression of what ... «Haaretz, Jun 15»
6
Post-modern dance gets a triple tribute
It's a Babel of languages, a wild counterpoint that morphs into a kind of sketch of a multivocal work. The dancers then proceed to the stage, ... «Haaretz, Apr 15»
7
The Talismanic Adventure of Nicholas Roerich
... writing, and eastern expeditions—would be co-opted by governments and individuals seeking to imprint their own political agendas onto his multivocal brand ... «ArtSlant, Apr 15»
8
Arts and Culture Jettison the idea of a SA national pavilion in Venice
... the two curators of South Africa's national pavilion arguing that our past is an “alluvial undertow” in our “fractured and multivocal present”. «Mail & Guardian Online, Apr 15»
9
Bayadère - The Ninth Life, Shobana Jeyasingh Company, Linbury …
The problem with individualism and freedom from disciplinary constraints is that it can become just a cacophony, too multivocal to keep track of ... «The Arts Desk, Mar 15»
10
Kurdish Alevi Music and Migration: An Interview with Ozan Aksoy
... than the imposition of a single dominant culture has helped build a space for a more multivocal representation of local culture in Turkey. «Jadaliyya, Mar 15»

REFERENCE
« EDUCALINGO. Multivocal [online]. Available <https://educalingo.com/en/dic-en/multivocal>. Aug 2021 ».
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