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multiplication

noun
     
Related topics: Maths, Numbers
mul‧ti‧pli‧ca‧tion [uncountable]
1HM a method of calculating in which you add a number to itself a particular number of times [↪ division]
2 formal a large increase in the size, amount, or number of something:
a multiplication of the number of forms to fill out

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