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variety

noun  /vəˈrɑɪ·ɪ·t̬i/ us  

variety noun (DIFFERENCE)

[U] the characteristic of frequently changing, or of including many different types or things: The markets offer a variety of fresh fruits and vegetables. You can get magazines there that have a little bit more variety.

variety noun (TYPE)

[C] a type, esp. one among a group of things that share general features and differ in some details: Several different varieties of sparrows live around here.
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