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Consisting of two or more parts, things or features - synonyms or related words

quadripartite

adjective

formal

made of or divided into four parts

quadripartite

adjective

formal

involving four people or groups

dual

adjective

used about things that have two similar aspects, parts, or functions

composite

adjective

made up of separate parts

triple

adjective

involving three things of the same kind

trilateral

adjective

involving three countries or organizations

two-ply

adjective

consisting of two layers or threads

double

adjective

consisting of two things or parts of the same type

complicated

adjective

made up of many different but connected parts

cellular

adjective

made up of small units or enclosed spaces

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a company that pays pays its employees to write online comments in favour or against somebody or something posing as ordinary Internet users

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