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Mono, Uni, Multi, and Poly Words

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monograph
learned treatise on a particular subject; scholarly article
monologue
lengthy talk by one person
monolog
lengthy talk by one person
monorail
railway whose cars are supported on or under a single rail
monosyllabic
having only one syllable
polysyllabic
having two or more syllables
monotonous
tiresome because of lack of variety
multicultural
reflecting many different cultures
multifaceted
having many facets or aspects
multilateral
having many sides; participated in by more than two participants
unilateral
one-sided
multimedia
involving a combination of media, such as TV, radio, and newspapers
multinational
having subsidiaries or operations in several countries
polygamist
person married to two or more mates at the same time
monogamist
person with only onw spouse at a time
polyglot
person who speaks or writes several languages
polymath
person of great and diversified learning
polytechnic
providing instruction in many technical arts and applied sciences
polytheistic
believing in more than one god
monotheistic
believing in only one god
unanimous
being of one and the same opinion; showing complete agreement
unicameral
consisting of or having one legislative chamber
uniform
always the same; not varying in form, degree, or manner
unique
being the only one of its kind; highly unusual
unisex
not distinguishable as male or female; designed for both sexes