Definition of multivariate in English:

multivariate

adjective

Statistics
  • Involving two or more variable quantities.

    • ‘In multivariate analyses, dummy variables are used to control for gender.’
    • ‘However, neither approach has any of the desirable properties of a multivariate statistical model.’
    • ‘Of course multivariate approximation includes methods other than radial basis functions.’
    • ‘These measures were used to create the study's control variable in the multivariate analyses.’
    • ‘The log scale exposure index was treated as a continuous variable in multivariate analyses.’

Pronunciation:

multivariate

/ˌmʌltɪˈvɛːrɪət/