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miscellaneous

adjective uk   /ˌmɪs.əlˈeɪ.ni.əs/ us  
consisting of a mixture of various things that are not usually connected with each other: miscellaneous household items
Translations of “miscellaneous”
in Spanish variado…
in French varié, divers…
in German gemischt…
in Chinese (Traditional) 混雜的, 各種各樣的…
in Russian разный, разнородный…
in Turkish türlü türlü, çeşit çeşit, muhtelif…
in Chinese (Simplified) 混杂的, 各种各样的…
in Polish różny, inny…
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