Meaning of VARIATION in English

VARIATION

transcription, транскрипция: [ veərieɪʃ(ə)n ]

( variations)

1.

A variation on something is the same thing presented in a slightly different form.

This delicious variation on an omelette is quick and easy to prepare...

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2.

A variation is a change or slight difference in a level, amount, or quantity.

The survey found a wide variation in the prices charged for canteen food...

Every day without variation my grandfather ate a plate of cold ham.

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