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English - Vietnamese Dictionary
variance /'veəriəns/
  • danh từ
    • sự khác nhau, sự không đi đôi, sự không ăn khớp, sự mâu thuẫn
      • words are at variance with the facts: lời nói không đi đôi với việc làm
    • sự xích mích; mối bất hoà
      • to be at variance with someone: xích mích (mâu thuẫn) với ai
    • sự thay đổi (về thời tiết...)
Concise Dictionary
variances'verɪəns /'veər-
+an event that departs from expectations
+discord that splits a group
+the second moment around the mean; the expected value of the square of the deviations of a random variable from its mean value
+a difference between conflicting facts or claims or opinions
+the quality of being subject to variation
+an official dispensation to act contrary to a rule or regulation (typically a building regulation)
+an activity that varies from a norm or standard

Thesaurus Dictionary
1 variation, difference, disparity, discrepancy, disagreement, deviation, inconsistency, divergence, incongruity:
The monitor takes account of minute variance in blood pressure.
2 disagreement, misunderstanding, discord, difference (of opinion), dissension, contention, dispute, dissent, controversy, quarrel, conflict, argument, debate, lack of harmony, falling out, schism, rift:
There has never been any variance between us about the disciplining of the children.
3 at variance. in dispute, in disagreement, quarrelling, in contention, in conflict:
The workforce was at variance with management in the matter of day care.
Advanced English Dictionary
+ noun
[U, C] (formal) the amount by which sth changes or is different from sth else: variance in temperature / pay + a note with subtle variances of pitch
Idioms: at variance (with sb/sth) (formal) disagreeing with or opposing sb/sth: These conclusions are totally at variance with the evidence. + He uttered a string of oaths, so oddly at variance with his usual smooth and civilized manner.

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