multiversity

[ muhl-ti-vur-si-tee ]
/ ˌmʌl tɪˈvɜr sɪ ti /

noun, plural mul·ti·ver·si·ties.

a university with several campuses, each of which has many schools, divisions, etc.

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Origin of multiversity

First recorded in 1960–65; multi- + (uni)versity
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British Dictionary definitions for multiversity

multiversity
/ (ˌmʌltɪˈvɜːsɪtɪ) /

noun

mainly US and Canadian a university with many constituent and affiliated institutions

Word Origin for multiversity

C20: multi- + university
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