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A website is a collection of related web pages, including multimedia content, typically identified with a common name, and published on at least one web server.

Is the term "multimedia" mentioned in this text a) an adjective or b) a singular noun? Thanks in advance.

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    It’s a nominal adjective. So both. – Dan Bron Nov 12 '18 at 18:42

In this context, multimedia is being used as an adjective. Using it to describe the "content" that may be included on a website exactly matches the Merriam-Webster definition of the word as an adjective:

using, involving, or encompassing several media

American Heritage also provides a slightly more specific definition:

2. Computers Of or relating to an application that integrates different media, such as text, graphics, video, and sound.

In order to use multimedia as a noun in this context, you'd probably want to drop the following content. Multimedia as a noun seems to typically be defined as multiple types of content, as in the American English definition in the Collins English Dictionary:

a combination of media, as film, tape recordings, slides, and special lighting effects, used for entertainment or education

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