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Meaning of "variorum" in the English dictionary

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ETYMOLOGY OF THE WORD VARIORUM

From Latin phrase ēditiō cum notīs variōrum edition with the notes of various commentators.
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Etymology is the study of the origin of words and their changes in structure and significance.
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PRONUNCIATION OF VARIORUM

variorum  [ˌvɛərɪˈɔːrəm] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF VARIORUM

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Variorum can act as a noun and an adjective.
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.

The adjective is the word that accompanies the noun to determine or qualify it.

WHAT DOES VARIORUM MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Variorum

A variorum is a work that collates all known variants of a text. It is a work of textual criticism, whereby all variations and emendations are set side by side so that a reader can track how textual decisions have been made in the preparation of a text for publication. The Bible and the works of William Shakespeare have often been the subjects of variorum editions, although the same techniques have been applied with less frequency to many other works.

Definition of variorum in the English dictionary

The definition of variorum in the dictionary is containing notes by various scholars or critics or various versions of the text. Other definition of variorum is an edition or text of this kind.

WORDS THAT RHYME WITH VARIORUM


aurum
ˈɔːrəm
cockalorum
ˌkɒkəˈlɔːrəm
decorum
dɪˈkɔːrəm
forum
ˈfɔːrəm
Geminorum
ˌdʒɛmɪˈnɔːrəm
indecorum
ˌɪndɪˈkɔːrəm
jorum
ˈdʒɔːrəm
Karakoram
ˌkærəˈkɔːrəm
Karakorum
ˌkærəˈkɔːrəm
Lutetia
luːˈtiːʃə pəˌrɪzɪˈɔːrəm
Mizoram
mɪˈzɔːrəm
pityrosporum
ˌpɪtɪrəʊˈspɔːrəm
quorum
ˈkwɔːrəm
Velorum
viːˈlɔːrəm

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE VARIORUM

variola
variola porcina
variolar
variolate
variolation
variolator
variole
variolisation
variolite
variolitic
variolization
varioloid
variolous
variometer
various
variously
variousness
variscite
varisized
varistor

WORDS THAT END LIKE VARIORUM

Aquae Mattiacorum
Augusta Treverorum
Augusta Vindelicorum
Canum Venaticorum
Curia Rhaetorum
eriophorum
Gesta Romanorum
Index Librorum Prohibitorum
Lutetia Parisiorum
pittosporum
sanctum sanctorum
schola cantorum
scholae cantorum
the Forum

Synonyms and antonyms of variorum in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «variorum» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF VARIORUM

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

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集注
1,325 millions of speakers

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variorum
570 millions of speakers

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variorum
510 millions of speakers

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variorum
380 millions of speakers
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variorum
280 millions of speakers

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variorum
278 millions of speakers

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variorum
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

ভাষ্যকারের টীকা-সমন্বিত
260 millions of speakers

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variorum
220 millions of speakers

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Variorum
190 millions of speakers

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variorum
180 millions of speakers

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variorum
130 millions of speakers

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variorum
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Variorum
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

variorum
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

variorum
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

विविध गोष्टी
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

değişik sayılardan derlenmiş baskı
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

Variorum
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

variorum
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

variorum
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

variorum
30 millions of speakers
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Translator English - Greek

αναφερόμενος σε σχόλια
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

variorum
14 millions of speakers
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Translator English - Swedish

variorum
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

variorum
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of variorum

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «VARIORUM»

The term «variorum» is normally little used and occupies the 114.769 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «VARIORUM» OVER TIME

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

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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «VARIORUM»

Discover the use of variorum in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to variorum and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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The Variorum Edition of the Poetry of John Donne, Volume 7, ...
Praise for previous volumes: "This variorum edition will be the basis of all future Donne scholarship." -- Chronique This is the 4th volume of The Variorum Edition of the Poetry of John Donne to appear.
John Donne, Gary A. Stringer, Paul A. Parrish, 2005
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A New Variorum Edition of Shakespeare: Macbeth. 1873
It is stated in the Preface to Romeo and 71111?! that the Variorum of 1821 has been taken as a point of departure to the extent of admitting into the present edition only such notes from it as had been adopted by the succeeding editors, ...
William Shakespeare, Horace Howard Furness, 1873
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The Variorum Edition of the Poetry of John Donne: The elegies
From reviews of previous volumes: "This variorum edition will be the basis of all future Donne scholarship." —Chronique "Academic libraries and specialists in Renaissance and 17th-century studies should feel compelled to own each and ...
John Donne, Gary A. Stringer, 2000
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Hamlet: The New Variorum Edition
Combined with Volume II, here is the most fully annotated edition of the play.
William Shakespeare, Horace Howard Furness, 2000
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Othello: The New Variorum Edition
The most fully annotated edition of the play in existence, containing complete text from First Folio of 1623, variant readings, corrections, notes and comments on all editions. Criticism by Coleridge, Lamb, Hugo, and other notables.
William Shakespeare, Horace Howard Furness, 2000
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The Dunciad: With Notes Variorum, and the Prolegomena of ...
With Notes Variorum, and the Prolegomena of Scriblerus. Written in the Year, 1727 Alexander Pope. The Goddess' theft* o'er his anointed head, With mystic words, the facred Opium shed ; R E M ar k s. Csaract. of the T1m es, p. 19. Some of ...
Alexander Pope, 1735
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Variorum: A Greek Translation Book
While there is a reasonable selection of readers for use with classes studying Greek, there is a shortage of book containing suitable selections for teaching the techniques of translation; this book is designed to fill this gap.
J.J. Evans, J.M. Moore, 1998
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Is There a Text in this Class?: The Authority of ...
[THIS RESPONSE to a response to "Interpreting the Variorum" contains the most unfortunate sentence I ever wrote. Referring to affective criticism as a "superior fiction," I declare that "it relieves me of the obligation to be right (a standard that ...
Stanley Eugene Fish, 1980
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The Poems of Alexander Pope: The Dunciad (1728) & The ...
" This third volume, edited by Valerie Rumbold, contains separate texts of "The Dunciad.
Alexander Pope, Valerie Rumbold, 2007
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The Works of Edmund Spenser: A Variorum Edition
Originally published between 1932 and 1945, the eleven-volume Works of Edmund Spenser collects The Faerie Queene along with Spenser's minor poems, prose works, and Alexander C. Judson's The Life of Edmund Spenser.
Edmund Spenser, Edwin Greenlaw, Alexander Cobin Judson, 2002

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «VARIORUM»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term variorum is used in the context of the following news items.
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Hey, You Don't Have To Read Harper Lee's New Book
Go Set a Watchman, properly speaking, is the stuff of a dusty variorum edition, or an outtake reel. It's only being presented—contemptibly!—as a new work that ... «Deadspin, Jul 15»
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Harper Lee's gamble could undermine her Mockingbird
In truth, though, Go Set a Watchman will be less a “new” novel than a variorum edition, or “director's cut,” of To Kill a Mockingbird itself. In that work's original ... «The Conversation AU, Feb 15»
3
Stravinsky: The Rite of Spring (1913 reconstruction and 1967 final …
What he's produced is in a sense a variorum edition, which compares Stravinsky's first and last thoughts on his most celebrated work. Some of the differences ... «The Guardian, Jan 15»
4
La Divina Goes High-Def
As it turns out, the conceptual logic gives the package a strange inconsistency—and a whiff of the variorum. A posthumous mashup of tracks the fiercely ... «Wall Street Journal, Dec 14»
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Table of Contents, November 2014
Revival, Stephen King; The New Annotated H.P. Lovecraft, Leslie S. Klinger, ed.; H.P. Lovecraft's Collected Fiction: A Variorum Edition, S.T. Joshi, ed.; Searchers ... «Locus Online, Nov 14»
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Park Honan - obituary
After a day repairing the engines of Model A Fords in the garage, Park would read the works of Shakespeare, in the Variorum edition edited by the American ... «Telegraph.co.uk, Oct 14»
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Alexa Huang
She chairs the Modern Language Association committee on the New Variorum Edition of Shakespeare, and serves as co-general editor of The Shakespearean ... «The Conversation US, Oct 14»
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Homage to Rabindranath Tagore on his 154th birth anniversary
... the Government of India announced that his entire literary work will be available online as Bichitra, which will be an online electronic variorum to aid readers in ... «Mid-Day, Aug 14»
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Inside Emily Dickinson's Revealing Lost Papers
... of the scholar Marta Werner, has now been complemented by a digitized version of the poetry manuscripts as they appear in Franklin's three-volume variorum. «The New Republic, Mar 14»
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Infamy or Urn?
In 1998, Franklin took his editorial work a step further when he published The Poems of Emily Dickinson: Variorum Edition, which for some poets has eclipsed ... «The Nation., Jan 14»

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« EDUCALINGO. Variorum [online]. Available <https://educalingo.com/en/dic-en/variorum>. Jul 2020 ».
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