Definition of multiparty in English:

multiparty

adjective

  • Of or involving several political parties.

    ‘multiparty elections’
    • ‘A new National Assembly was elected in 1997, in relatively free multiparty elections.’
    • ‘The head of state, the prime minister, is a member of the majority party in a multiparty system.’
    • ‘The difficult time was the transition from one party to multiparty politics, but this was successfully done fifteen years ago.’
    • ‘Tension between the two regions increased after the introduction of a multiparty political system in the 1990s.’
    • ‘The Western ideal for representative democracy involves free, multiparty elections and maintenance of civil liberties.’
    • ‘Iceland has a multiparty parliamentary system, and there is a written constitution.’
    • ‘The latter ended military rule in June 1991 and held multiparty elections, for which there were 44 eligible political parties.’
    • ‘In politics, the nation scored by managing the political transitions from multi-party politics to one party and back to multiparty.’
    • ‘By early 1992, several new parties had formed, and multiparty elections were held in December 1992.’
    • ‘This crisis pressured the government into opening the political system and holding multiparty elections in 1992.’
    • ‘The rebels took up arms against the government in 1996 with the aim of ending Nepal's monarchy and multiparty political system.’
    • ‘The change of regime in 1989 brought in a multiparty government and a parliamentary democracy with elected representatives.’
    • ‘On January 3, 1990, he signed a law to re-establish a multiparty political system in Romania.’
    • ‘While the king has asked for three years to restore a multiparty government, political parties launched a campaign calling for the return of power to the people.’
    • ‘Because of economic hardships and pressure from foreign countries, Kaunda eventually allowed for multiparty elections.’
    • ‘In May 1994, a new constitution was approved, and then the first multiparty elections took place.’
    • ‘There is also multiparty legislative power vested in an eighty-member Parliament, whose members are elected to five-year terms.’
    • ‘By the time the first multiparty elections took place in April 1993, however, the country had already begun to fall apart.’
    • ‘It has changed from a communist dictatorship to a multiparty democracy in which officials are chosen in regular elections.’
    • ‘After a peaceful transition, the elections produced the first representative, multiparty National Assembly.’

Pronunciation:

multiparty

/ˌməltīˈpärdē//ˌməltēˈpärdē/