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1. variety (om gruppe) a collection containing a variety of sorts of things

Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningA great assortment of cars was on display.
He had a variety of disorders.
A veritable smorgasbord of religions.

Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)assortment, miscellanea, miscellany, mixed bag, mixture, motley, potpourri, salmagundi, smorgasbord

Mindre specifikke termeraccumulation, aggregation, assemblage, collection

Mere specifikke termeralphabet soup, farrago, gallimaufry, grab bag, hodgepodge, hotchpotch, melange, mingle-mangle, mishmash, oddments, odds and ends, omnium-gatherum, ragbag, range, sampler, selection, witch's brew, witches' brew, witches' broth

2. variety (om egenskab) noticeable heterogeneity

Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningA diversity of possibilities.
The range and variety of his work is amazing.

Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)diverseness, diversity, multifariousness

Mindre specifikke termerheterogeneity, heterogeneousness

Mere specifikke termerbiodiversity

Kendetegnerunvaried, unvarying, varied

3. variety (om gruppe) (biology) a taxonomic category consisting of members of a species that differ from others of the same species in minor but heritable characteristics

Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningVarieties are frequently recognized in botany.

Mindre specifikke termertaxon, taxonomic category, taxonomic group

Mere specifikke termerbreed, cultivar, stock, strain

Omfatter disse overordnede termerspecies

Overordnet emneområdebiological science, biology

4. variety (om kommunikation) a show consisting of a series of short unrelated performances

Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)variety show

Mindre specifikke termershow

Mere specifikke termerminstrel show, music hall, review, revue, vaudeville

5. variety (om erkendelse) a category of things distinguished by some common characteristic or quality

Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningSculpture is a form of art.
What kinds of desserts are there?.

Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)form, kind, sort

Mindre specifikke termercategory

Mere specifikke termerantitype, art form, brand, color, colour, description, flavor, flavour, genre, genus, ilk, like, like, make, manner, model, species, stripe, style, the like, the likes of, type

6. variety (om egenskab) a difference that is usually pleasant

Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningHe goes to France for variety.
It is a refreshing change to meet a woman mechanic.

Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)change

Mindre specifikke termerdifference

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