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It's not just what Christian fiction lacks I appreciate - it's what it offers. The variety is vast: contemporary, historical, suspense, mysteries, adventure, young adult, romance, fantasy, science fiction.
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Meaning of "variety" in the English dictionary

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ETYMOLOGY OF THE WORD VARIETY

From Latin varietās, from various.
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PRONUNCIATION OF VARIETY

variety  [vəˈraɪɪtɪ] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF VARIETY

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Variety is a noun.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

WHAT DOES VARIETY MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Definition of variety in the English dictionary

The first definition of variety in the dictionary is the quality or condition of being diversified or various. Other definition of variety is a collection of unlike things, esp of the same general group; assortment. Variety is also a different form or kind within a general category; sort.


WORDS THAT RHYME WITH VARIETY


antianxiety
ˌæntɪæŋˈzaɪɪtɪ
anxiety
æŋˈzaɪɪtɪ
aureity
ɔːˈreɪɪtɪ
dubiety
djuːˈbaɪɪtɪ
extemporaneity
ɪksˌtɛmpərəˈneɪɪtɪ
garden-variety
ˈɡɑːdənvəraɪɪtɪ
gaseity
ɡəˈseɪɪtɪ
gayety
ˈɡeɪɪtɪ
impiety
ɪmˈpaɪɪtɪ
impropriety
ˌɪmprəˈpraɪɪtɪ
inebriety
ˌɪnɪˈbraɪɪtɪ
insatiety
ˌɪnsəˈtaɪɪtɪ
insobriety
ˌɪnsəʊˈbraɪɪtɪ
laity
ˈleɪɪtɪ
moiety
ˈmɔɪɪtɪ
nimiety
nɪˈmaɪɪtɪ
overanxiety
ˌəʊvəræŋˈzaɪɪtɪ
piety
ˈpaɪɪtɪ
satiety
səˈtaɪɪtɪ
ubiety
juːˈbaɪɪtɪ

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE VARIETY

varied
variedly
variedness
variegate
variegated
variegation
variegator
varier
varies
varietal
varietally
varieties
variety meat
variety meats
variety show
variety store
variety theatre
variety turn
varifocal
varifocals

WORDS THAT END LIKE VARIETY

benefit society
Big Society
building society
civil society
consumer society
contrariety
ebriety
grape variety
high society
honor society
humane society
Law Society
notoriety
propriety
Royal Society
secret society
sobriety
society
subcontrariety
subvariety

Synonyms and antonyms of variety in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

SYNONYMS OF «VARIETY»

The following words have a similar or identical meaning as «variety» and belong to the same grammatical category.
synonyms of variety

Translation of «variety» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF VARIETY

Find out the translation of variety to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of variety from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «variety» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

多样性
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

variedad
570 millions of speakers

English

variety
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

विविधता
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

تَنَوُّع
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

разнообразие
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

variedade
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

বৈচিত্র্য
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

variété
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Pelbagai
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

Vielfalt
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

多様性
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

다양성
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Macem-macem
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

sự đa dạng
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

பல்வேறு
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

विविधता
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

varyete
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

varietà
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

rozmaitość
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

різноманітність
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

varietate
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

ποικιλία
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

verskeidenheid
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

ombyte
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

variasjon
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of variety

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «VARIETY»

The term «variety» is very widely used and occupies the 2.373 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «VARIETY» OVER TIME

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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about variety

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10 QUOTES WITH «VARIETY»

Famous quotes and sentences with the word variety.
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Randy Alcorn
It's not just what Christian fiction lacks I appreciate - it's what it offers. The variety is vast: contemporary, historical, suspense, mysteries, adventure, young adult, romance, fantasy, science fiction.
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Michael P. Anderson
If you want something that's going to provide you with a lot of challenges and a variety of different things to do, then you really can't beat a place like the Air Force. I don't mean this to sound like a recruiting pitch. But it's been a lot of fun.
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Adam Arkin
I want to continue doing as big a variety of things as I can do, and if that means I have the honor of getting to do more feature work, I would love that. I know that if I make any other long-term TV commitments, it's not going to be on a drama.
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Michael Azerrad
A lot of music fans are still interested in insightful perspectives on music - maybe even more interested than ever, since everyone needs help making sense of the incredible variety of sounds that have sprung up in the wake of the Internet revolution. There's a lot of room for unique, qualified voices who can provide good reads.
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Jose Manuel Barroso
I think diversity can also be a resource, an asset, especially in a world that is becoming globalized, to deal with difference, to deal with variety, to deal with complexity.
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Brian Baumgartner
For me, it is about creating a career - I'm very interested in the sports side and want to continue to do more stuff in that. But ultimately, what I consider myself to be is an actor, and the more variety I can play will continue to round me out.
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David A. Bednar
A pattern is a guide or a model. Patterns are used in sewing and knitting, in wood and metalworking, and in a wide variety of other productive pursuits, activities, and jobs. Patterns help to avoid waste and unwanted deviations and facilitate uniformity that is appropriate and beneficial.
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Jodi Benson
I've done a variety of projects in different areas of the entertainment industry.
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Tim Bishop
For a variety of reasons, we are not producing at a given level of economic activity the jobs we used to have.
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William Henry Bragg
The infinite variety in the properties of the solid materials we find in the world is really the expression of the infinite variety of the ways in which the atoms and molecules can be tied together, and of the strength of those ties.

10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «VARIETY»

Discover the use of variety in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to variety and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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Variety: Photographs by Nan Goldin
A volume of previously unpublished photographs taken by the influential artist for the infamous 1983 independent film, Variety, offers insight into her symbiotic working process and the ways in which the series blends elements from music, ...
James Crump, Nan Goldin, 2009
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Product Variety Management: Research Advances
Product Variety Management examines the interrelated problems between the marketing and production functions in industry, and through a series of research survey papers by leading scholars in economics, engineering, marketing, and ...
Teck-Hua Ho, Christopher S. Tang, 1998
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Variety
Variety was a co-production between Grid Iron Theatre Company and the Edinburgh International Festival.
Douglas Maxwell, 2002
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Advertising and Popular Culture: Studies in Variety and ...
Advertising and marketing scholars offer some of their most instructive, stimulating, and entertaining works on subliminal perceptions in advertising; nineteenth-century trade cards; T-shirt messages; advertising in the twenty-first century ...
Sammy Richard Danna, 1992
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Super Variety Sudoku
The next book in Good Year's Sudoku series
James Riley, 2006
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Time and History: The Variety of Cultures
This series aims at bridging the gap between historical theory and the study of historical memory as well as western and non-western concepts, for which this volume offers a particularly good example.
Jorn Rusen, 2008
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Crop Variety Improvement and Its Effect on Productivity: The ...
This volume reports on the productivity impacts of varietal improvement research conducted at a number of international centres affiliated with the Consultative Group on International Agricultural Research.
Robert E. Evenson, Douglas Gollin, 2003
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The Variety of Life: A Survey and a Celebration of All the ...
The book is divided into two sections, the first being the craft and science of classification, the second being a survey of all living creatures.
Colin Tudge, 2002
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Second Variety
In the short story "Second Variety," the human population has been decimated by nuclear war, and small tribes of survivors are forced to battle a species of lethal robot soldiers.
Philip K. Dick, 2011
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Variety in Written English: Texts in Society : Societies in Text
This book:- * looks at a wide variety of written genres - advertisments, letters, poetry and literature * provides an accessible and comprehensive survey of genre theory * proposes a challenging new way of analysing genre which emphasises ...
Tony Bex, 1996

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «VARIETY»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term variety is used in the context of the following news items.
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CBS Will Live-Stream Super Bowl Ads in Big Move for Media Industry
... 'consuming video' — has, effectively, migrated to a variety of screen environments beyond the confines of just the TV set,” said Tim Hanlon, a longtime student ... «Variety, Jul 15»
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'Kenan & Kel' Alum Kel Mitchell to Return to Nickelodeon With New …
Kel Mitchell, who rose to fame on a slew of Nickelodeon's '90s staples, is coming back to his roots for a brand new series at the network, Variety has learned. «Variety, Jul 15»
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TV's Super Producer: Greg Berlanti Powers Up With 'Supergirl,' 'The …
This story first appeared in the May 18, 2015 issue of Variety. Subscribe today.See more. With this season's pickup of three new shows from Berlanti Prods., ... «Variety, May 15»
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Lena Dunham, Glenn Close Honored at Variety's Power of Women …
Lena Dunham opened her speech at Variety's Power of Women luncheon with a not-so-shocking declaration. “It will surprise nobody in this room that I identity ... «Variety, Apr 15»
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How Lena Dunham is Launching an Empire for Comedic Women
Lena Dunham needs to change her outfit. On a recent Saturday afternoon, the star and executive producer of “Girls” slips out of a hip pantsuit from her Variety ... «Variety, Apr 15»
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'Girl Meets World' Season 2 Sets May Premiere
Disney Channel has set Monday, May 11, for the season-two premiere of “Boy Meets World” spinoff “Girl Meets World,” Variety has learned. As an additional ... «Variety, Apr 15»
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Harrison Ford 'Recovering Remarkably' After Plane Crash, Says …
Harrison Ford is on the road to recovery, according to famed producer Frank Marshall, who spoke to Variety at the New York premiere of his latest project ... «Variety, Apr 15»
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Leonard Nimoy's Son Plans Spock Documentary (EXCLUSIVE)
“This will be a tribute to my dad and Spock,” Adam Nimoy told Variety. “We have plenty to work from because my dad loved telling stories and he was very fond ... «Variety, Mar 15»
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Vin Diesel: 'Guardians of the Galaxy' Helped Me Mourn for Paul …
“That was healing for me,” Diesel says in a lengthy interview for this week's Variety cover story. “To play a character that could reincarnate, rejuvenate and ... «Variety, Mar 15»
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Bruce Jenner's Transgender Docu-Series On Hold at E!
Plans for a E! docu-series following Bruce Jenner's transition to becoming a woman have been put on hold, Variety has confirmed. The project, which was never ... «Variety, Mar 15»

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« EDUCALINGO. Variety [online]. Available <https://educalingo.com/en/dic-en/variety>. Nov 2020 ».
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