# Meaning of *multivariate* in English:

## multivariate

### Pronunciation /ˌmʌltɪˈvɛːrɪət/

### adjective

Statistics

Involving two or more variable quantities.

*‘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.’**‘Of course multivariate approximation includes methods other than radial basis functions.’**‘However, neither approach has any of the desirable properties of a multivariate statistical model.’*