[[t]ˌmʌl tiˈfæs ɪ tɪd, ˌmʌl taɪ-[/t]] adj.
1) having many facets, as a gem
2) having many aspects or phases:
a multifaceted project[/ex]

From formal English to slang. 2014.

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