Definition of multifaceted in English:

multifaceted

adjective

  • 1Having many sides.

    ‘the diamond's multifaceted surface’
    • ‘They have a multifaceted role that needs acknowledgment.’
    • ‘The results for the Opposition are obviously multifaceted.’
    • ‘The point of this letter is to highlight the fact that the management of our health care system is a complex and multifaceted issue.’
    • ‘And it's good to show such a multifaceted scene, because we all could actually be subdivided into different types of punk.’
    • ‘The genre has since broadened dramatically to include multifaceted historic and contemporary subjects and characters.’
    • ‘The motives are multifaceted, the responses ambiguous and everyone bears the brunt of their misdeeds, as well as their best intentions.’
    • ‘Just 10 days before the launch of this multifaceted campaign it was brought to a halt by the government, without explanation.’
    • ‘With his deliciously resonant voice and perfect comic timing, he inhabits this multifaceted character down to the roll of an eye and curl of a finger.’
    • ‘Globalisation of the economy has brought out the need for a multifaceted approach in assessing the market and making options.’
    • ‘When asked what our feelings are on a certain subject, we rarely take the moment to analyze the multifaceted sides of the subject and reach our own conclusion on it.’
    • ‘His performance is extraordinarily multifaceted, combining American brashness with a creepy, lethal mysteriousness.’
    • ‘The play takes a powerful look at the aspects which make us human and the many faces of a woman's soul, to show that each of us is, like a jewel, multifaceted.’
    • ‘That reality is multifaceted: yes, there have been real benefits, but, no, not all have shared in those benefits.’
    • ‘According to his definition, it is a multifaceted concept - an expanding phenomenon in a certain period of history.’
    • ‘This multifaceted project will showcase work by American independent filmmakers and international directors.’
    • ‘And likewise, the multifaceted nature of people's social networks could be directly supported in this way.’
    • ‘Women's role within the movement is complex and multifaceted.’
    • ‘Parents' role in multifaceted and we should learn to enjoy it.’
    • ‘Every song is multifaceted; there is so much going on you will find yourself enjoying something different with each listen.’
    • ‘It follows that Islam in Indonesia has been always complex and multifaceted.’
  • 2Having many different aspects or features.

    ‘his extraordinary and multifaceted career’
    diverse, many, numerous, various, varied, diversified, multiple, multitudinous, multiplex, manifold, multifaceted, legion, different, heterogeneous, eclectic, sundry, miscellaneous, assorted, variegated
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Pronunciation:

multifaceted

/mʌltɪˈfasɪtɪd/