Meaning of VARIETY in English

VARIETY

transcription, транскрипция: [ vəraɪɪti ]

( varieties)

Frequency: The word is one of the 1500 most common words in English.

1.

If something has variety , it consists of things which are different from each other.

Susan’s idea of freedom was to have variety in her life style...

= diversity

N-UNCOUNT

2.

A variety of things is a number of different kinds or examples of the same thing.

The island offers such a wide variety of scenery and wildlife...

People change their mind for a variety of reasons.

N-SING : usu N of n

3.

A variety of something is a type of it.

She has 12 varieties of old-fashioned roses.

= kind

N-COUNT : oft N of n

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