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multivariate Line breaks: multi|vari¦ate
Pronunciation: /ˌmʌltɪˈvɛːrɪət/

Definition of multivariate in English:


Involving two or more variable quantities.
Example sentences
  • In multivariate analyses, dummy variables are used to control for gender.
  • These measures were used to create the study's control variable in the multivariate analyses.
  • The log scale exposure index was treated as a continuous variable in multivariate analyses.

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