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variety
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English - Vietnamese Dictionary
variety /və'raiəti/
  • danh từ
    • trạng thái khác nhau, trạng thái muôn màu muôn vẻ; tính chất bất đồng
      • a life full of variety: cuộc đời muôn vẻ
      • variety in food: thức ăn khác nhau, thức ăn nhiều thứ
      • variety of opinion: ý kiến bất đồng
    • nhiều thứ; mớ
      • due to a variety of causes: do nhiều nguyên nhân
    • (sinh vật học) thứ
    • (như) variety_show
Concise Dictionary
varietiesvə'raɪətɪ
noun
+a collection containing a variety of sorts of things
+noticeable heterogeneity
+(biology) a taxonomic category consisting of members of a species that differ from others of the same species in minor but heritable characteristics
+a show consisting of a series of short unrelated performances
+a category of things distinguished by some common characteristic or quality
+a difference that is usually pleasant

Thesaurus Dictionary
n.
1 diversity, diversification, multifariousness, multiplicity, number, range, assortment, medley, mixture, mix, miscellany, heterogeneity, choice, selection, collection:
Don't you find that the variety of foods in supermarkets today is astonishing? There was certainly a wide variety of people at their party.
2 difference, heterogeneity, discrepancy, diversity, disparity, variation, contrast:
The flora and fauna of Australia display great variety.
3 sort, brand, make, mark, kind, class, category, breed, type, order, genre, species, genus, classification, strain:
Which variety of washing powder do you prefer? Rex cultivated only the rarest varieties of orchid.
Advanced English Dictionary
+ noun (plural varieties)
1 [sing.] ~ (of sth) several different sorts of the same thing: There is a wide variety of patterns to choose from. + He resigned for a variety of reasons. + This tool can be used in a variety of ways. + I was impressed by the variety of dishes on offer.
2 [U] the quality of not being the same or not doing the same thing all the time: We all need variety in our diet. + We want more variety in our work.
3 [C] ~ (of sth) a type of a thing, for example a plant or language, that is different from the others in the same general group: Apples come in a great many varieties. + a rare variety of orchid + different varieties of English + (spoken) My cooking is of the 'quick and simple' variety.
4 (AmE also vaudeville) [U] a form of theatre or television entertainment that consists of a series of short performances, such as singing, dancing and funny acts: a variety show / theatre
Idioms: variety is the spice of life (saying) new and exciting experiences make life more interesting
Collocation Dictionary
noun

1 not being the same; different kinds of sth

ADJ.

amazing, astonishing, bewildering, considerable, endless, enormous, exciting, extraordinary, fascinating, good, great, huge, impressive, incredible, infinite, large, remarkable, rich, surprising, tremendous, vast, wide, wonderful
The market sold a bewildering variety of cheeses. the rich variety of the local bird life

VERB + VARIETY

add, give, offer
Dealing with customers adds variety to the job.

PREP.

of … ~
a country of great variety
| ~ in
There is wide variety in shape and colour.
| ~ of
Menus offer a good variety of seafood.

2 particular type of sth

ADJ.

distinctive | common-or-garden, standard | rare, unusual | different
There are hundreds of different varieties of apple.
| new, old
Old varieties of rose can be less resistant to diseases.



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